Boatswain Henry Cooper VC - Royal Navy


GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE COUNTY OF : CORNWALL

Name Stephen Halden,
BEATTIE
Herbert Augustine,
CARTER
Henry,
COOPER
Horace Augustus,
CURTIS
Rank Captain Major Boatswain Sergeant
Force Royal Navy * 101st Grenadiers, Indian Army
( att'd 6th Coy, Poona Mounted Infantry )
Royal Navy 2nd Bn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers
VC won St Nazaire, France,
27 March 1942
Jidballi, Somaliland,
19 December 1903
Sea of Azov, Crimea,
3 June 1855
Le Cateau, France,
18 October 1918
London Gaz 21 May 1942 9 December 1904 24 February 1857 6 January 1919
Born Leighton, Montgomery,
29 March 1908
Exeter, Devon,
26 May 1874
Plymouth,
1825
St Anthony-in-Roseland,
7 March 1891
Died 24 April 1975,
Mullion
13 January 1916,
St Erth
15 July 1893,
Torpoint
1 July 1968,
Redruth
Grave St Rumon Churchyard, Ruan Minor St Erth Parish Churchyard St Antony Churchyard, Antony Penmount Crematorium, Truro
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum, Bodmin Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks * HMS Campbelltown None None None

CORNWALL

Name John,
DIVANE
Harold Marcus,
ERVINE-ANDREWS
Wilfred St Aubyn,
MALLESON
William,
ODGERS
Rank Private Lieutenant Colonel Captain Quartermaster
Force 60th Rifles
( King's Royal Rifle Corps )
1st Bn, East Lancashire Regiment Royal Navy * Royal Navy
VC won Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
10 September 1857 *
Canal de Burgues, France,
31 May 1940
V Beach, Seddul Bahr, Gallipoli,
25 April 1915
Omata, New Zealand,
28 March 1860
London Gaz 20 January 1860 30 July 1940 16 August 1915 3 August 1860
Born Carrabane, Co Galway, Ireland,
November 1823
Keadu, Co Cavan, Ireland,
29 July 1911
Kirkee, India,
17 September 1896
Falmouth,
14 February 1834
Died 1 December 1888,
Penzance
30 March 1995,
Gorran
21 July 1975,
St Clement
20 December 1873,
Saltash
Grave Penzance Cemetery
( headstone erected 2012 )
Glynn Valley Crematorium, Bodmin Penmount Crematorium, Truro St Stephen's Churchyard, Saltash
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Blackburn Museum Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, India
Remarks * Elected by the regiment None * Gallipoli landings from SS River Clyde None

CORNWALL

Name Robert Edwin,
PHILLIPS
William Alfred,
SAVAGE
John,
SHEPPARD
Joseph,
TREWAVAS
Rank Captain Able Seaman Boatswain First Class Able Seaman
Force 13th Bn, Warwickshire Regiment Royal Navy * Royal Navy Royal Navy
VC won River Hai, Kut, Mesopotamia,
25 January 1917
St Nazaire, France,
27 March 1942
Sebastopol Bay, Crimea,
15 July 1855
Sea of Azov, Crimea,
3 July 1855
London Gaz 8 June 1917 21 May 1942 24 February 1857 24 February 1857
Born West Bromwich, Staffordshire,
11 April 1895
Smethwick, Birmingham,
30 October 1912
Hull, East Yorkshire,
22 September 1817
Mousehole,
14 December 1835
Died 23 September 1968,
St Veep
28 March 1942,
St Nazaire Harbour
17 December 1884,
Padstow
20 July 1905,
Mousehole
Grave St Cyrus & St Julietta Churchyard, St Veep Town Cemetery, Falmouth Padstow Cemetery Old School Cemetery, Paul Village
( grave not marked, plaque in church )
Location
of VC
Royal Warwickshire Regiment Museum, Warwick National Maritime Museum, Greenwich National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
Remarks None * MGB 314 None CGM

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