Person:Samuel Copp (6)

Samuel Copp
b.c 1882
d.12 Apr 1917
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Name Samuel Copp
Gender Male
Birth? c 1882
Death? 12 Apr 1917 Killed in Action.
Military? 12 Apr 1917 Private. 24132, 6th Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment.
Burial? Pas-de-Calais, FranceArras Memorial, No known grave.

Private Samuel Copp was the son of Richard Copp, of Milborne St.Andrews, Blandford, Dorsetshire. He was born in Chilbury, enlisted at Dorchester and lived in Maiden Newton.

It is probable that Private Samuel Copp was killed in action during the First Battle of the Scarpe, including the capture of Monchy le Preux and the Wancourt Ridge (9th-11th April, 1917).