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Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping - WW1

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping. Drummer Albert Copping was in the 2nd Btn.Grenadier Guards and was killed in action on 14th-16th September 1914 at the age of 20. Drummer Albert Copping is a soldier known to God.
*Remebered with Honour*

Drummer Albert Copping as a boy soldier in The Grenadier Guards

Drummer Albert Copping in The Grenadier Gurards.
The 1901 census shows that Albert was the second youngest of the children of Albert Snr. and Annie Copping. In 1904 Alberts father died and by the time of the 1911 census return all of the family had scattered. Albert enlisted and is shown to be a boy soldier.
Albert's war only lasted one month…

Photograph of J C Foulsham, G Dalling, L Brown, C CH Brown taken at Great Yarmouth between 1914 - 1916

Photograph of J C Foulsham, G Dalling, L Brown, C CH Brown taken at Great Yarmouth between 1914 - 1916. Reads: "the first two motorbikes and sidecars ever to leave Stradbroke together."
Two of the gentlemen look to be wearing volunteer Red Cross lapel badges.

Albert Copping. Drummer in the Grenadier Guards - Killed in Action WW1

Albert Arthur Copping. Drummer, Son of Albert William and Anna Malona Copping, in the 2nd Bat. Grenadier Guards - Killed in Action WW1 between 14th September and 16th September 1914, aged 20.
Service No: 13660
Memorial
LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL
Albert Copping is *Remembered with Honour* on the Hoxne Village War Memorial.

School Children supporting the war effort WW1

Webb photograph. School Children supporting the war effort WW1. Pictured outside the Primary School.