Copsey, Richard (Unknown - August 23, 1943)
Grandson of Mrs. Blaine Reported
Killed In Sicily
Douglas Budget - September 16, 1943Lt. Richard Copsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.V. Copsey (Mary Blaine) of Alliance, Neb., and a grandson of Mrs. Mary Blaine of Douglas, died August 23 from injuries received in an automobile accident on the island of Sicily, according to word received by Mrs. Blaine.
Only meagre details of the accident are known here. Copsey was said to have suffered the accident in July, receiving a brain concussion. He had been in the armed forces since March, 1942.
Mrs. Blaine, who had been spending the summer on the Rochelle ranch near Casper, went to Alliance to be with her daughter.