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West Street, Chatteris

History of West Street, Chatteris

Approx location:

1911 West Street

Herbert Allen, head, 40, farmer, b Chatteris

Sallie, wife, 39, b Wood Hurst

Fred C, son, 12, b Chatteris

George Cooper, father, 67, farm labourer, b Pidley

Frederick Cooper, brother, 36, farm labourer, b Wood Hurst

Arthur Cooper, brother, 36, farm labourer, b Wood Hurst

George Cooper, 21, brother, farm labourer, b Wood Hurst

Ted Cooper, 20, farm labourer, b Wood Hurst

Lenard Barrett, nephew, 16, farm labourer, b Chatteris

Edmund joined the Cambridge Volunteer Battalion in 1915. He was wounded in three places on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. After stays in various hospitals he returned to Chatteris at the beginning of 1920 to be nursed by his sister until his death in May.

Cambridgeshire Times May 28th 1920 – obituary of Edmund Cooper


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