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Private 478589 Wright COOPER
Labour Corps
formerly 39412 4th Battalion, Manchester Regiment

Died of Illness,   Sunday 9th June 1918,   No.25 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, France,   age 23

Home address:311 Hyde Road, Denton, Lancashire
Born:1895, Denton, Lancashire
Parents:Mary Jane Cooper and Lewis Cooper
118 Victoria Road, Dukinfield, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Maggie Cooper (née Melia)
10 Cheapside, Hyde, Cheshire
Enlisted:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France,
block Q, plot III, row D, grave 10.
Link to Hyde:Wife lived in Hyde

He died of Pyaemia, a blood poisoning from pus-forming bacteria released from an abscess.

On the Commonwealth War Grave Commission's Website his service number is shown as 39412.