Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Sydney James Cope

In memory of
Private
Sydney James Cope
April 9, 1917
France

Military Service:

Service Number:
477195
Age:
24
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment
Citation(s):
London Gazette dated 6 January 1917, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Honours and Awards:
Military Medal

Additional Information:

Born:
January 1, 1893 Rushden, Northamptonshire, England
Enlistment:
August 25, 1915 Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Frank and Ellen Stevenson (formerly Cope), of Pyewipe, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 220 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
IX. B. 9.
Location:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Pte. Sidney James Cope was born in Rushden, Northamptonshire, England.  He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Regiment at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 22nd, 1915.  In honoured memory of a hero of Vimy Ridge.
  • Grave Marker
  • Cemetery – La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription – Epitaph  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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