Cooper, Frances Anne

Title

Cooper, Frances Anne
Frances Anne Cooper
Frances A Cooper
Frances Cooper
F A Cooper
F Cooper

Description

Four items. An oral history interview with Frances Anne Cooper (b. 1931), a memoir, family history and a photograph.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Frances Cooper and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Date

2017-08-10

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Identifier

Cooper, FA

Collection Items

Women's Royal Air Force officer
Head and shoulders portrait of a female officer wearing tunic and peaked cap with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Frances Cooper 1950'.

Cooper family history
A brief family history. Recent history. Describes meeting John Cooper at Feltwell in 1953 and early life together. John was a civilian air traffic controller at Heathrow and became an RAFVR officer with the air training corps. Provides a family…

A few impressions of WW2
Writes that everyone was issued with identity cards, ration books and gas masks. Comments on necessity to carry gas masks and possible fifth columns. Continues with description of black out, bomb shelters, call up, an aircraft crash and taking in…

Frances Anne Cooper was born in Uganda but her family returned to England when she was six. She attended school in Suffolk during the war. She joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force after the war.
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