Sapper Thomas Cooper

Sapper Thomas Cooper of the Royal Engineers (Bere Island)

Date of death: 20 Nov. 1920

Source: Death Certificate (Berehaven District, Union of Schull), 20 Nov. 1920.

Note: Sapper Thomas Cooper fractured his skull while stationed at the British military Camp on Bere Island. The fracture caused compression of the brain, and he died after clinging to life for 28 hours.    

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