COOPER, Samuel

Troop Sergeant Major
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
PO/X 105978
Honours & Awards: 
Sergeant Samuel Cooper was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished services while operating with the Army during the successful landings in Normandy. 
"After the bulk of the Officers and S.N.C.O.'s in his tp had been killed in the initial assault this Sgt took a leading part in directing street fighting operations within his tp. Later on he led a courageous assault onto a strong enemy MG position in the open firlds on the SW side of the town." [Recommended by Lt Col. C.R. Hardy, Comd. 46RM Commando.]
London Gazettes Supp. 36676, page 4008.
National Archives file WO373/47/14.

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