Cooper, Arthur Howard

Regimental Number: 904762
Rank: Private
Branch: 194th Battalion; 10th Battalion; 21st Reserve Battalion

Arthur was born in Rock Island, Quebec on November 17, 1889 and came to the Peace Country in 1911. In March of 1916, he enlisted in the Canadian army. In May of 1917 Arthur received a gunshot wound to his neck and his left jaw was fractured. He was seriously ill as a result, and remained in England for the duration of the war. Arthur and his wife were living in Victoria at the time of his death on January 29, 1950.

Sources: Pioneers of the Peace p. 141; Lake Saskatoon Reflections p. 53; Edson to Grande Prairie Trail p. 100