We remember Walter Gordon Cope

We remember Walter Gordon Cope

Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Finchley, London United Kingdom Source:7557079 Source:8529483 21st August 1892
1915
commission Temporary Source:8529993 1915
1915
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8529993 1915
1915
hospitalisation Severely wounded in France serving with the 2nd Bn Yorkshire Regiment and evacuated to England Hospital/Institution Source:8529993 1915 - 1915
1915
service British Army 2nd Lt & Temp. Captain Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn France. Later 3rd Bn. Source:8529993 1915 - 6th September 1918
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8529993 1915 - 1916
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temp. Captain / Flight Commander Lakedown Airfield Wiltshire 14th Depot Squadron Source:8529993 7th April 1916 - 6th September 1918
1916
appointments Qualified Pilot Instructor Source:8529993 4th August 1916 - 6th September 1918
1918
marriage Doris Lucy Shephard Source:8529993 15th May 1918 - 6th September 1918
employment Warehouseman Lane Crawford Publishers Hong Kong Hong Kong Source:8529993
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Source:7557079
1918
death Not War Related Mid-air collision between AVRO 540K planes from 14 Depot Sq. Lakedown Wiltshire. Chattis Hill Stockton Hampshire United Kingdom Source:8529483 6th September 1918
burial East Finchley Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial East End Rd, Finchley, Middlesex United Kingdom G.11.221 Source:8529483

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter Gordon
Initials WG
Last Name Cope
Source 7557079
First Names Walter Gordon
Initials WG
Last Name Cope
Source 8529483
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC)
British Army Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn France. Later 3rd Bn. 2nd Lt & Temp. Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lakedown Airfield Wiltshire 14th Depot Squadron Temp. Captain / Flight Commander
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fannie Knight Heard mother
Walter Cornelius Cope father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Doris Lucy Shephard wife 15th May 1918

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Official Records

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British RAF Officers 1912-1920

External Evidence

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CWGC Debt of Honour Register for Captain W. G. Cope, Yorkshire Regiment Graham1749
RAF Officer Service Records 1912-1920 Graham1749
The Yorkshire Regiment First World War Rolls of Honour Graham1749

Multimedia

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RAF Casualty Card Graham1749

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We remember Walter Gordon Cope