Henry Samuel COPE

Date of birth21 February 1882
Place of birthMount Barker South Australia
OccupationCarriage builder
AddressAngus Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emmie Beatrice Cope, same address
Previous military service74th Infantry
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion


Unit: 43rd Battalion
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 7 February 1918

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal