Corporal Frederick Coppins VC - 8th Bn, Manitoba Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

PENNSYLVANIA / CALIFORNIA / RHODE ISLAND / ILLINOIS

Name Harold,
AUTEN
Frederick George,
COPPINS
Albert,
HILL
Bellenden Seymour,
HUTCHESON
Rank Commander Corporal Private Captain
Force Royal Naval Reserve 8th Bn Manitoba Regiment, CEF 10th Bn Royal Welch Fusiliers Canadian Army Medical Corps, CEF
VC won English Channel,
30 July 1918 *
Hackett Woods, Amiens, France,
9 August 1918
Delville Wood, Somme, France,
20 July 1916
Arras, France,
2 September 1918
London Gaz 14 September 1918 27 September 1918 26 September 1916 14 December 1918
Born Leatherhead, Surrey, England,
22 August 1891
London, England,
25 October 1889
Manchester, England,
24 May 1895
Mount Carmel, Illinois,
16 December 1883
Died 3 October 1964,
Bushkill, Pennsylvania
30 March 1963,
Livermore, California
17 February 1971,
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
9 April 1954,
Cairo, Illinois
Grave Sandhill Cemetery, Bushkill Chapel of Chimes Crematorium, Oakland, California Highland Memorial Park, Pawtucket, Rhode Island Rosehill Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Illinois
Location
of VC
National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Winnipeg Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarfon Toronto Scottish Regiment, Hodden Grey Museum
Captain Bellenden Hutcheson VC Armoury
Remarks * HMS 'Stock Force' a 'Q' ship None None MC

MAINE / PENNSYLVANIA / MASSACHUSETTS / VIRGINIA

Name William Henry,
METCALF
Thomas,
MURPHY
William Henry,
SEELEY
THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR
OF THE UNITED STATES
Rank Lance-Corporal Private Ordinary Seaman Unknown
Force 16th Bn Canadian Scottish Regiment, CEF 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment
( South Wales Borderers )
Royal Navy Unknown
VC won Arras, France,
2 September 1918
Little Andaman Island,
7 May 1867
Shimonoseki, Japan,
6 September 1864
Approved by the British Government,
26 October 1921
London Gaz 15 November 1918 17 December 1867 21 April 1865 Presented on 11 November 1921
Born Waite, Maine,
29 January 1894
Dublin, Ireland,
1839
Topsham, Maine,
1 May 1840
Unknown
Died 8 August 1968,
South Portland, Maine
23 March 1899,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 October 1914,
Dedham, Massachusetts
Unknown
Grave Bayside Cemetery, Eastport, Maine Burial location cannot be pinpointed in the Philadelphia area Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton, Massachusetts Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
Location
of VC
Canadian Scottish Regiment Museum, Victoria, Canada Not publicly held Not publicly held Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
Remarks MM & Bar None None None

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