Private James R Cooper
Up one level
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Photos and captions submitted by: Gail (Cooper) Petrov, daughter.

Born in Winnipeg, August 30, 1922. Enlisted Q. O. C. Highlanders of Canada "B" Coy. C.A.S.F., H-19772, September 2nd 1939. Transferred to the Winnipeg Grenadiers in 1941.
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On his way to Hong Kong in 1941. (Pictured with his grandfather)
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Released from POW camp 1945. (Photo taken in Manila, Philippines, September 13, 1945)
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Married wife Florence in Winnipeg, December 1, 1945
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Discharged March 25, 1946. Moved to Port Arthur, Ontario (now called Thunder Bay) to take up employment
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Died of heart attack, age 31, December 31, 1953. Buried in soldiers' plot, Riverside cemetery, Port Arthur, Ontario. (Grave site photo of his son James and daughter Gail)
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Notice of his death from the local newspaper.
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Dad's souvenir from Japan
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His brothers also served our country.
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Brother #4, Kenneth L. Cooper, G. G. F. G., H-22139, age 19, photo taken in Holland, 1945
Private James R. Cooper
Grave Marker - Pte James R. Cooper
James Cooper
H19772 Pte James Cooper, submitted by daughter Gail Petrov, Jan 2015

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