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James COUPE

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Surname: COUPE

Forename(s): James

Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire

Service No: 16446

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Devonshire Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion

Division: 7th Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1916-07-14

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 1 C.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

James Coupe was the son of ( - ) and Ann Coupe.

A James Cope, the son of James and Ann Cope, was born at Skipton on the 19 December 1897 and baptized at Holy Trinity, there, on the 4 January 1898.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James Coupe, 16446, Devon Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 31 December 1915.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte James Coupe, 16446, 8th Bn Devon Regt. Date and Place of Death: 14.7.16. In action. To whom Authorised: Mother and sole legatee - Ann. Amount Authorised: £5 18s. 5d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: Pte James Coupe, 16446, Devons (8th). Date and cause of death: 14.7.16. Killed in action. Dependant: Mrs. Ann Coupe (deceased). Address: 72, Livesay Branch Rd., Mill Hill, Blackburn [this entry is crossed out]. 59, Bower St. Relationship to soldier: Mother.

James Coupe is commemorated in the 'Blackburn Roll of Honour 1914-1918'.

It has not been possible to confirm any further details about James Coupe.

Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Devonshire Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Devonshire Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 7th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 7th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: COUPE

Forename(s): James

Born: Skipton, Yorks

Residence:

Enlisted: Blackburn

Number: 16446

Rank: Private

Regiment: Devonshire Regiment

Battalion: 8th (Service) Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 14/07/16

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: COUPE

Forename(s): James

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 16446

Rank: Private

Regiment: Devonshire Regiment

Unit: 8th Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 14/07/1916

Additional Information:

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