Arthur Vernon Cooper (1894-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

COOPER, ARTHUR VERNON. Lance Corporal. No CMT/2436. 74th Anti-Aircraft Section Army Service Corps (Motor Transport). Born 47 Whitestone Road, Fartown, 17.3.1894. Son of Frederick Ogden and Theresa Cooper, Prospect House, Outcote Bank, Huddersfield. Educated at Fartown Board School. Employed as a motor driver, and fitter for Messrs Thomas A. Nicol and Sons Limited, dyers, Providence Works, of Huddersfield. Single. Signed on 3.3.1914 at Recruiting Office, Fitzwilliam Street West and Northgate, Huddersfield. Received mobilisation papers, 5.8.1914. Left Huddersfield for Seaforth Camp, Liverpool, 5.8.1914. Left Huddersfield for Salonika on 19.7.1918. Sailed from Avonmouth Docks, Bristol. Died of dysentery at Lahone, Salonika, 28.10.1918, aged 24 years. Buried MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, SALONIKA. Grave location:- No 1798.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Army Service Corps
  • died: Monday, October 28, 1918
  • age: 24 years
  • record ID: 340645