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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  • Photo of Sydney James Cope – 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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