Date Birth: 17/09/1890 — Place Of Birth: London — Father: Brigadier-General Copley, C. B — Mother: Selina Bewicke Copley — Siblings: Gladys Copley, Redvers Bewicke-Copley, Albreda Bewicke-Copley, Robert Bewicke-Copley. — Date Death: 21/12/1916 — Age Actual: 26 — Rank: Cpt — Service Type: Army — Regiment: Coldstream Guards — Service Record: 14 September 1914 Battle of Aisne. Dealt with a group of German prisoners. His brother in law, Hubert Foljambe (married to Redvers’ sister Gladys) was killed in this battle.
23/10/1914 Wounded at Zonnebeke, Flanders, Belgium, while helping a wounded comrade.
02/01/1915 Discharged from hospital.
17/02/1915 Letter talking about sick leave due to above wound.
April 1915 letter describes his wound as ‘severe wound through collarbone and clavicle’
June 1915 Operation to remove plates from clavicle
08/06/1915 Asks for gratuity to be paid due to nature of wound ‘I have been without the proper use of my right arm since October last’
17/07/1915 Promoted to Captain
August 1915 Writes from Aberdeenshire during sick leave
24/09/1915 Fit for light home duty
28/11/1915 At Sprotbrough, wound causing him trouble.
May 1916 Told at medical he’ll be fit for service within a month of so.
27 June 1916 Fit for general service.
21/12/1916 Killed in Action ‘while assisting his men to fix some wires within 20 yards of the German tranches at Sailly”
War Diary entry; ‘21st December 1916, Captain Bewicke-Copley, R.L.C. Shot by a stray bullet at 4am. Whilst superintending a wiring party belonging to his coy. Buried at 4pm.
— Census Years: 1891, 1901, 1911
Lived with Raymond Peake of Bawtry Hall while at the front
Date Birth: 22/01/1876 — Place Of Birth: London — Father: Sir George Buckston Browne — Mother: Helen Elizabeth Browne — Siblings: No siblings — Date Marriage: 14/07/1902 — Spouse: Isabel Mary Dartnel — Date Death: 06/01/1919 — Age Actual: 42 — Cemetery: Christ Church, Doncaster — Rank: Lt Col — Regiment: Royal Field Artillery — Service Record: George Buckston Browne
BIRTH ABT 1903 • Wye, Kent, England
DEATH 2 DEC 1924 • Salisbury, Rhodesia — Census Years: 1891, 1911