James Mudie Couper

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  • Rank: Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade, 'B' Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 04.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Denain Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.36.

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    Catherine Couper ‘Westdene’ Perth Rd, Dundee

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    John Couper ‘Westdene’ Perth Rd, Dundee

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More about James Mudie Couper

James was the brother of Captain Charles Miller Couper, 4th Battalion Black Watch who died of wounds 29.09.1915.

James Couper   Lieutenant   Royal Field Artillery

Lieutenant J. M, Couper, R.F.A., died from wounds at Friedrichafeld on 21st March.  Deceased was the younger surviving son of the late Mr John Couper, jute merchant, Westdene, Perth Road, and Mrs Couper.  His brother, Captain C. M. Couper, Black Watch, died in a German field hospital in September, 1915, of wounds received at the battle of Loos.  Lieutenant Couper was 21 years of age, and was educated at Dundee High School and Fettes College, Edinburgh.  He received his commission in March, 1915, and had been in France since November of the same year.  He was recently taken prisoner.

Dundee Courier 27th August 1918

Additional Information kindly supplied by Gary Thomson, further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.

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