Private William Cooper

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

1 Jun 1895

Date of Death

18 Sep 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Farm labourer

Service Number


Place of Birth

Ayot St Peters
United Kingdom

World War I Address

352 Hitchin Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Pte William Cooper, 20266, 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died on September 18th, 1916, from wounds sustained in action on the Somme. He was aged 21 and died on an ambulance barge in France.

Born in Ayot St Peters in June 1895, Herts, he was one of ten children born to John and Ann (Annie) Sophia Cooper, who were living at 352 Hitchin Road, Luton, at the time of his death. In the 1911 Census William was a farm labourer living with his parents and three older brothers and two old sisters at 44 Round Green, Luton.


Individual Location

Author: Deejaya

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