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Sheffield Yorkshire
He was the son of Frank and Annie Coupe and the brother of Arthur, Harry, Harold and Alice Coupe. In 1911 they lived at 78 Sherwood Street Mansfield Woodhouse Nottinghamshire.
1911 - Colliery pony driver below ground.
12 Jul 1915
187117 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Harvey Coupe enlisted in the Sherwood Foresters on 17th or 18th August 1914. After recruit training he was posted to the 1st battalion and entered theatre on 18 May 1915. After spending time at Etaples, he arrived at the battalion on 23rd, along with 4 officers and 109 other ranks. The war diary for the 12 July 1915 says little " 12th, A quiet day. Battalion relieved 2/Northants in No 2 Section trenches. An easy relief as everyone knew their places. 2nd Lieut. Cowgill joined from Havre. A very quiet night." Anthony Bagshaw's book has "Accidently killed when a bomb (grenade), which he was setting, exploded" Harvey was buried in the front line cemetery - Sailly-Sur-Lys Canadian Cemetery. John Morse
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