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Cooper, S P

Tower Hill Mercantile Marine Memorial

Tower Hill Mercantile Marine Memorial, London

Commemorated on Jersey Mercantile Marine Memorial at Jersey Maritime Museum

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate



Sidney Philip Cooper

Steward Sidney Philip Cooper
Mercantile Marine. SS Eloby

Son of Amelia Cooper, of 26, Byron St., Bootle, Lancs, and the late Philip John Cooper. Born in Jersey.

Killed, aged 23 years

Notice of death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 13 August 1917



S.S. "Eloby" (Liverpool). 6,545tons, defensively armed, 19 July 1917, 75 miles SE by E from Malta, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 56 lives lost including Master.