John David Couper

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 14033

Parents: John and Mary Couper

Marital status: Single

Home address: Home Address: Bank House, 55 High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol. Lived: 1911 census was a boarder at 21 School Street, Pontyclun, Llantrisant.

Pre-war occupation: Iron and Stone Miner

Date of birth: 1889

Place of birth: Llanblethian, Glamorganshire

Date of death: 20/03/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece

Age: 27

Further information:

John served with the 11th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers and was Killed in Action in Serbia on 20/03/1917.

John's brother Fred was also killed during the war (7/06/1917), although the address given on the records for him was 28 Clifford Road, Fishponds.

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.