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One of The Original 500

James Cooper Regt # 98
James Cooper and Margaret Aitken Dunlop in their wedding photograph.
Donated by Jan Ball [nee Cooper]


James Cooper was born 1st June 1895 St. John's, NL.
Baptised 3rd June 1895 St John's, St Patrick's Church by Rev or Father Edmund Crook
Military Service 2 Sept 1914 to 7 Dec 1918 in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Finishing as a Lewis Machine Gun Instructer
Gas Stoker 1922 -1960. Died 30 Jan 1981.

James and Margaret had a daughter, Gladys, who died from meningitis at age 16 years. They also had a son, John, who died 19th Jan 1988, age 67.

Descendants of James and Margaret are:
Grand Children:
Jan Gladys Cooper; Jacqueline Cooper: Michael Cooper: Lorna Cooper.

Great Grand Children:
Jillian Hall; Jennifer Sands; Heather Sands; Iaian Sands; Calum Sands; John Cooper; James Cooper; James Brown.

Great Great Grand Children:
Madelaine Hall and Susannah Hall.

James Cooper hospitalized somewhere in Europe.
fourth bed on the right side [Donated by Jan Ball nee Cooper]

Back of Hospital photo above [Donated by Jan Ball nee Cooper]

Stobbs Camp [Donated by Jan Ball nee Cooper]

Discharge Certificate for James Cooper
Donated by Iaian Sands

Donated by Jan Ball nee Cooper

Bridget McAllister ? from Ireland origins.
Bridget drowned at the dockside in St John's, NL.
Joseph John Cooper
Occupation: Marine Stoker/ Fisherman.
Residence: 21 Field Street, St John's, NL.
Religion: Roman Catholic
Children: James, William, Edward, and Julia Cooper.
Donated by Jan Ball [nee Cooper]

[top l-r] John Cooper [James' son from Ayr Scotland] , Edward Cooper ,William Cooper
[bottom l-r] James Cooper and Julia Cooper
All Brothers and Sister of James Cooper from St John's, Newfoundland

A poem by John O'Brine Frisse dedicated to James Cooper

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