COOPEY Herbert Stewart
Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Callow End War Memorial
Also appears on : Powick St Peter's Church - a Roll of Honour in the Church has the information: Private Royal Warwickshire Regiment
There is no record of this casualty on Commonwealth War Graves Commission or Soldiers Died in the Great War.
In 1911 Herbert Stewart Coopey, age 14, appears on the census living at Upper Ferry Lane, Callow End, Worcester with his parents Herbert John and Kate Elizabeth. Herbert is the third of nine children and the eldest son. His occupation is given as baker, his two older sisters are domestic servants whilst his father is shown as a cattle dealer. All of the family were born in Powick according to the census details.
The death of Herbert S. Coopey, aged 20 is registered in the September Quarter of 1917 under the Upton Registration District.
Herbert Coopey, aged 22, Upper Ferry Lane, Callow End, buried in St Peter’s Churchyard, Powick on 4th July 1917.
A photograph of Private H.S. Coopey of Callow End, died of wounds, appears in the Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement of Saturday 14th July 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.