Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Cooper of Hudson, formerly
of Eau Claire, that their son, Corporal Edward Cooper, is seeing action with
the Marines in the Marshall Island.
He enlisted on November 28, 1942 and received his training at Parris Island, NC and Camp Pendleton, CA.
He is graduate of Eau Claire High School an was attending Eau Claire State Teachers College at the time of his enlistment. He has an older brother, Lieutenant Harold Cooper, serving with the Eleventh Weather Squadron in Alaska.
An aunt, Mrs. W. H. Mishler, resides at 522 West Grand Avenue.
Written by Harold (Diz) Kronenberg
|Harold and his brother, Ed, both played football for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and were amateur boxers.|