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Pvt Raymond Luther Cooper

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Pvt Raymond Luther Cooper

  • Birth 4 Jan 1917 Lovettsville, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 23 Apr 1944 Italy
  • Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
  • Plot Block F, Row 2, Grave 36
  • Memorial ID 56307694

Raymond Luther Cooper was born in Lovettsville, Va. on 4 Jan 1917, and baptized at New Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Lovettsville on 3 Dec 1920. His parents were Harry J. Cooper and Ziola Compher Cooper. He was a graduate of Lovettsville High School. He was married to Marian Deavers of Berryville Va. He was wounded on 12 April and died in a hospital in Italy on 23 April 1944. A memorial service for Raymond was held on Sept. 4, 1944, at New Jerusalem church. At the end of the service the blue star on the service flag in the church, was covered by a gold star, placed by his, father Harry J. Cooper.


PVT Cooper died of wounds suffered during the landing at Anzio.


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  • Maintained by: 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56307694
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Raymond Luther Cooper (4 Jan 1917–23 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56307694, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (contributor 47147449) .