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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Sydney James Cope

In memory of:

Private Sydney James Cope

April 9, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







The Royal Canadian Regiment


London Gazette dated 6 January 1917, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


January 1, 1893
Rushden, Northamptonshire, England


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. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IX. B. 9.


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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  • Photo of Sydney James Cope– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Circumstances of death registers– Circumstances of Death
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • 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)
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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