Cooper, Ernest Alfred Stanley


War Service:
Pilot Officer ALFRED ERNEST STANLEY COOPER Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve serving with 166 Squadron RAF died on 28 April 1944, aged 30.
His promotion to Pilot Officer was announced in the London Gazette of 31 March 1944. At 21:25 on 27 April 1944 Avro Lancaster ND825 ‘AS-J2’ piloted by Alfred Cooper took off from RAF Kirmington to bomb Friedrichshaven. The aircraft was attacked by a nightfighter and crashed near Granges-sur-Vologne, France.

He is buried in Granges-sur-Vologne Communal Cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at Holy Trinity church, Sydenham.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Cooper, of Boscombe, Bournemouth.


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