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Offline SarahThomson78

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Private Harry Coy
« on: Tuesday 29 October 19 19:13 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone help find details on my great uncle Harry coy from Banbury who dies in ww1.
Any info on Harry or other relatives greatly received 😊

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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 19:25 GMT (UK) »
Hi Sarah
Have you looked at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website: cwgc.org
It has an excellent searchable database and a lot of information on many of the fallen.
Mary
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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 20:21 GMT (UK) »

Hi Sarah
Have you looked at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website: cwgc.org
It has an excellent searchable database and a lot of information on many of the fallen.
Mary


https://www.cwgc.org/

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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 20:41 GMT (UK) »
Did he have  middle name ?
There is a Harry cyril Coy birth place Wardington Oxon
Died 21 October 1914
France an Flanders
Enlistment place Banbury
Rank private
Regiment Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire  light Infantry
2 Battalion
Number 9842
Killed in action

Is this him ?

Rosie

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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 20:43 GMT (UK) »
Rosie just beat me to it!

Was he Harry Cyril Coy born about 1894?

There is a Harry Cyril Coy in the 2nd Battalion of the Oxforshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry who sadly died on 21 October 1914 'France and Flanders'. Service number 9842. I realise this may not be him.

Residence shown as Chipping Warden, Oxfordshire = enlisted at Banbury. -- born in Wardington.

Father also Harry Coy.


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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 20:46 GMT (UK) »
Hi Rosie
Yes this is him!
I am just stuck now and don’t know where to go.
I would love to see a photo of him or find any living relatives that would know anything about him 😊
Thank you

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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 20:53 GMT (UK) »
There are a few tree's on Ancestry but not seeing any photos of him do you have him on any census records ?

Rosie

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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 21:04 GMT (UK) »
I haven’t seen any cenus , I just don’t know where to start really. I would love to find any living relatives of him.
😊

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Re: Private Harry Coy
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 29 October 19 21:13 GMT (UK) »
Hi Sarah and welcome to Rootschat  :)

I spotted this in the Banbury Advertiser 17 December 1914, it gives his date of birth.

Robbins - Wolverhampton.
Spooner - Monmouthshire & Wolverhampton.
Warner & Loundes - Dudley/Smethwick.
Dod(g)son - Heysham/Liverpool/Wolverhampton