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COPLE ROLL OF HONOUR

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Martin Edwards

The Roll of Honour is to be found inside the church to the left
as you enter through the door in the form of two brass plaques
one above the other.

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND
IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES
FOR KING AND COUNTRY.

MARTIN

Ernest William

Private 17696, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 27th September 1915. Aged 26 years. Born and resident Cople, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mrs. J. Martin, of 70, Water End, Cople, Bedford. Buried in NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERYPas de Calais, France. Grave I. A. 29.

HOLDWAY

William

Private 27737, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 16th September 1916. Aged 35 years. Born and resident Cople, enlisted Bedford. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Holdway, of 69, Water End, Cople, Bedford. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIALSomme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

OLD

Walter

Gunner 102727, "B" Battery. 113th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds Sunday 29th October 1916 [CWGC & SDGW states Tuesday 31st October 1916]. Aged 24 years. Born and enlisted Kettering. Buried in WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave VIII. B. 9.

CAMBERS

Herbert Charles

Lance Corporal 17667, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 8th April 1917. Aged 23 years. Born and resident Cople, enlisted Bedford. Son of Jacob Cambers, of 61, Water End, Cople, Beds. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

WORRALL

Arthur Joseph

Lance Corporal 17692, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 22nd March 1918. Aged 26 years. Born and resident Cople, enlisted Bedford. Buried in SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Grave I. N. 15.

WILES

Frederick William

Private 34786, 2nd Battalion, Oxford. and Bucks Light Infantry. Died of wounds Friday 4th October 1918. Aged 19 years. Nephew of Charlotte Donaldson, of 12, Cople, Bedford. CWGC states born at Cople, SDGW states born at Clapham, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 22397, Buckinghamshire Hussars. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XVI. E. 9.

R. I. P.

ALSO IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945

FRANKLIN

John

Trooper 7955236, North Irish Horse, R.A.C. Killed in action Saturday 10th April 1943. Aged 21 years. Son of Richard Thomas Franklin and Blanche Franklin, of Cople. Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Grave 10. A. 13.

HARTWELL

Bertram Charles

Private 5956301, 1st Battalion. The Hertfordshire Regiment, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 3rd September 1944. Aged 32 years. Son of Thomas and Lilian E. Hartwell, of Cople, Bedfordshire; husband of Elsie May Hartwell, of Cople. Buried in FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave I. F. 11.

2 April 2002

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