Cooper, John George William

Regimental Number: 23372
Rank: Private
Branch: 7th Battalion

John was born in London, England on August 19, 1894. He enlisted in the Canadian Army at Valcartier on September 22, 1914. John was wounded in the Ypres sector on April 24, 1918. He received gunshot and bayonet wounds to his left thigh, and was captured by the Germans. Before being sent back to England, John spent some time in an American hospital. In 1920, he filed on land at SW 35-76-21-W5 and NE 33-76-21-W5. John eventually moved to Vancouver, where he died on February 11, 1962.

Sources: Guy p. 267