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James Cope

In memory of:

Private James Cope

April 17, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

715126

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 9, 1897
Stanley, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

December 11, 1915
Truro, Nova Scotia

Son of Joseph and Sarah Cope (nee Tracey), of Truro, Nova Scotia. He had previous militia service in the 76th Regiment. He listed himself as single and his civilian occupation was that of labourer. He was only 18 years old when he enlisted.

Commemorated on Page 389 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 22.

Location:

Wailly is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 6 kilometres south-west from Arras in the valley of the little river Crinchon. WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY stands above the village on its outskirts in part of the old orchard.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 705 of 818.
  • Photo of James Cope
  • 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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