Born: 1878, Sutton, Suffolk.

Died: 18th March 1900; age: 21; Died of Dysentery at Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Previously reported slightly wounded at Ladysmith on the 28th November 1899.

Residence: Loudham Lane, Ufford, Suffolk.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 4972.

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own), 2nd Battalion.


Clasps Awarded: Defence of Ladysmith.




1881   Ferry Farm Cottages, Sutton, Suffolk.


Alfred was 3 years old and living with his parents, siblings and maternal uncle.

John Levett Cooper, 31, an Agricultural Labourer, born Ufford, Suffolk.

Eliza Jane Cooper (nee Clarke), 25, born Sun Street, Middlesex.

James William Cooper, 4, born Sutton.

Emily Jane Cooper, 1, born Sutton.

George Clarke, 15, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


1891   Melton Road, Ufford, Suffolk.


Alfred was 12 years old, a Bird Scarer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 40, a Horseman on a Farm.

Eliza Jane, 38.

James, 14, a Bird Scarer.

Emily, 11.

George Cooper, 7, born Ufford.

John Cooper, 4, born Ufford.

Alice Mary Cooper, 2, born Ufford.

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