Howard Robert Cooper Unknown date of birth - Died 15 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number17946 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHoward Robert AWMM SurnameCooper AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number17946 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Housemaster AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 145 North Avon Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.J. Cooper (wife), 89 Limbrick Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number17946 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lance Corporal AWMM; Infantry Brigade AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Howard Cooper was the son of Robert Lawrence Cooper, and of Lilian Alice Cooper (nee Pattrick), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; husband of Elva Joyce Cooper, of Palmerston North. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death15 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceII. F. 2. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Howard Robert Cooper by laying a poppy. Horace Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Robert Cooper Hubert Lloyd Cooper Ivan Ewart Cooper Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Howard Robert Cooper Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 5: WW2 48 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.