Edmund Cooper papers

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Diary (1918); Typescript letter from George Newman, Chairman of the Friends' Ambulance Unit Committee, regarding training (14 Dec. 1914); ca. 40 letters, mainly to his mother (Feb. 1915-Aug. 1918); Letter from the St John Ambulance Association informing E. Cooper that he has successfully passed his First Aid examination (11 Feb. 1915); Press cutting from The Times [27 Sep. 1918]; Publication Three Years Under The Red Cross [1917]; Typescript photostat diary extract "10 Months on an FAU (Friends' Ambulance Unit) Motor Ambulance Convoy" (4 Mar.-5 Nov. 1918); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (May 1978).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edmund Cooper (b. 1894 in York) was educated at Ackworth, a Quaker school in Yorkshire. He served with the Friends' Ambulance Unit on the Western Front at Hazebrouck and Poperinghe from Jan. 1915, and on No. 16 Ambulance Train, 1916-1918.

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Tape 511: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in May 1978.