COPE, Walter Vernon

Service Number –   1241.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   32nd  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   30  July  1915.

Address on Enlistment –   Zoe  Street,  Bunbury,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Clerk.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  Walter  James  Cope,  Mother-  Mary  Adelaide  Cope,  both  of  Victoria  Street,  Bunbury,  W. A.

 

Religion –   Church  of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Adelaide  on  18  November  1915  on  HMAT  A2  “ Geelong “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   20  July  1916.

Place –   Fleurbaix,  France  (  Battle  of  Fromelles ).

Age at Death –   24.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   V.  C.  Corner  Australian  Cemetery  Memorial,  Fromelles,  Nord,  France  (  Panel  No. 5 ).  No  known  grave.

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –    120.

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