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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 16446
Regiment / Corps / Service: Devonshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 7th Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-14
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)
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
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Devonshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 7th Division
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