Major Tobias "Tobe" C. Cope

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Title

Major Tobias "Tobe" C. Cope

Subject

World War I
United States. Army

Description

Maj. Tobe Cope died on October 14, 1918, from wounds he received while fighting with the 371st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division. A native of Crossville, Tennessee, Maj. Cope was a military instructor at the University of Alabama prior to the War. Maj. Cope was the husband of Mrs. Lillian Julia Ashford Cope.

Maj. Cope's grave can be seen at this site: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/95952432/tobias-c-cope.

For his service Maj. Cope was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. Information on the DSC can be found on this site: http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=11340

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Date

November 27, 1918
March 21, 1919

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

2030

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper

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