Fred William Couper

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 56305 (formerly 25252 Gloucestershire Regiment)

Parents: John and Mary Couper

Marital status: Single

Home address: Home Address: 28 Clifford Road, Fishponds, Bristol (parents). Lived: The Downes, Wenvoe, Glamorgan (1911 Census)

Pre-war occupation: Office Boy (age 14 - 1911 Census)

Date of birth: 1896

Place of birth: Llanblethian, Glamorganshire

Date of death: 07/06/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: No Known Grave – Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Age: 20

Further information:

Fred served with the 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers and was Killed in Action on 07/06/1917 aged 20. Fred's older brother John was also killed during the war. The home address differs and the one given for John's parents home was 55 High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.