Robert Godfrey Bewicke-Copley

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Robert Godfrey Bewicke-Copley was born in May 1893 and resided with the family at Sprotbrough Hall. In 1911 he was studying with a private tutor in Norfolk. On the outbreak of the First World War, Robert originally enlisted with the Canadian overseas expeditionary force. He later served with the King’s Royal Rifle Corps, attached to the Machine Gun Corps. During the war he was wounded and mentioned in despatches and served in France, Balkans and Russia. Robert survived the war and married Freda Cripps in 1925 in Gloucestershire. He died in 1966 in Leicestershire.

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