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VC1031    Frederick George Coppins

Name   Frederick George Coppins   No.   1987   

VC Issue No.   1031   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 8th Battalion (90th Winnipeg Rifles), Manitoba Regiment



Rank VC Won    Corporal

Rank End Of Career  Coporal

Place Of Birth   London, England

Place Of Death   United States Administration Hospital, Livermore, California, USA

Buried/Location Ashes   Chapel of the Chimes Crematorium, Oakland, California, USA

Cremated   Chapel of the Chimes Crematorium, Oakland, California, USA

Date Buried/Cremated   2 April 1963

Headstone   Vault    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   27 September 1918

VC Presented   24 October 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Vault, Chapel of the Chimes Crematorium, Oakland, California, USA

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, York Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Sundial Garden, Charing, Kent

P  VC Obelisk, Military Heritage Park, Barrie, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

The nickname for the Royal Winniepeg Rifles was the Little Black Devils

VC Held By

Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Little Black Devils) Musuem, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada



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BORN   25 October 1889

DIED   30 March 1963  AGE   63

VC Won   9 August 1918   AGE   28

Place VC Won   Hackett Wood, north of Warvillers, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War