John David Couper
Memorial: Downend - Christ Church
Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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
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.