George Henry Cooper

George was Corporal 200908 of the 4th KOYLI, he was on ward 26 of ‘D’ Block. He was possibly a gas victim of the trenches. He was also treated later at Chapel Allerton Hospital at Leeds.
George was born at York in 1884, he moved at some point to Normanton Common, West Yorkshire where he met his wife and had four children by her (George Henry, Dorothy Mary, Bessie and Leslie).

He died in 1929 and is buried at Normanton Lower Cemetery.

Thank you to Stuart Simmonds for this information and for the images below

George Henry Cooper


The post card was from George's wife's sister at Blackpool to Wharncliffe












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