Leonard Cooper (c.1892-1915)

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.
Leonard Cooper

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, LEONARD. Private. No 9939. 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Chesterfield. Son of Mrs Doughty, 8 Bradley Street, Huddersfield. Enlisted when he was 15 years and 8 months old. He was in China at the outbreak of the war. and came over to England in November, 1914. Killed in action at Hill 60, 25.4.1915, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Paul's Church, Southgate, Huddersfield; St. Thomas's Church, Bradley.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission