Coppack, Frank Victor


War Service:
Lance Corporal FRANK VICTOR COPPACK of the 1/15th (County of London) Battalion London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) died on 7 October 1916.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the St Mary's Church Memorial, Lewisham and on the Lewisham Borough Council staff Roll of Honour.

He was born in the summer of 1897 in the Wrexham Registration District. One of 3 sons of Frank Stewart and Emily Jane Coppack of 148, Inchmery Road, Catford. His brothers Charles Richard and Arthur Henry were also killed in WW1, only their 2 sisters survived. Frank Victor or Victor as he was known at work was a Junior Clerk in the Borough Accounts Department, where he’d been given permission to enlist 9 June 1915.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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