313th Infantry Regiment

PFC Cooper Died non Battle and was initially buried at the American War Cemetery Margraten in the Netherlands

Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on August 5, 1949, B, 6485

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, May 1, 1945
Pfc. Raymond L. Cooper died in Germany April 20, According to word received by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Cooper, 522 Vestal Avenue. He was 22. In service six years, Pfc. Cooper had been overseas 16 months. He had recently been awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement in France Jan. 6. He is the son of Mrs. Fannie Towe, 508 South University Avenue. He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Helen Davis, Mrs. Doroty Jenkins, a half-sister, Miss Evelyn Towe and three brothers, Ralph and Charles, all of Knoxville and Pvt. Warren Cooper, Germany.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 January 1922
  • Date of death: 20 April 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 313th Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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