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Soldiers of the Regiment

Private Samuel Cooper

Private Samuel Cooper served with the 1st Volunteer Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment and served with the 1st Active Service Company in the South African War 1899-1902.


Private Samuel Cooper of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, circa 1899.
Accession Number: KONeg0649

Private Cooper sent back a biscuit from the Boer War.

Private Cooper also wrote a diary which forms an account of the 1st Active Service Company of the Volunteer Battalions in the South African War.


Cover of diary.
Accession Number: KO2996/01


First page of the account written by Private Samuel Cooper.
Accession Number: KO2996/01

 

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