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Sidney Bell Nicoll Coupar, St Michaels, Linlithgow

 
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Richard Bain



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Location: Cumnock, Ayrshire

PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2007 5:10 pm    Post subject: Sidney Bell Nicoll Coupar, St Michaels, Linlithgow Reply with quote

The candelabra at the altar in St Michael's Kirk, Linlithgow are dedicated to the memory of the son of the manse




The small plaque at floor level


reads
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
In Proud And Loving Memory Of
Sydney Bell Nicoll Coupar
Only Son Of The Minister Of This Parish
Captain 7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Who Died On Active Service December 30th 1918
Aged 21 years And Lies Buried At Grevillers France
These Candelabra
Are Humbly Offered By His Father And Mother

Non Ille Pro Caris Amicis
Aut Patria Timidus Perire


Richard
_________________
My Great Uncles
Pte George Gibson 9th Cameronians died 28/12/16 at Arras
Pte James Lawson 6th Cameron Hldrs. died 21/3/18 at Monchy
Kirkcaldy WM
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Captain Coupar's CWGC details

COUPAR, SYDNEY B. N.
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 30/12/1918
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of the Rev. Robert and Ella N. Coupar, of The Manse, Linlithgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVIII. B. 18.
Cemetery: GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
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dalblair



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2016 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also commemorated on the Dundee High School and Fettes College memorials.
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