In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Hugh James Copland


Leading Coder, V8499, RCNVR


Died: 10 Oct 1982, Vancouver, British Columbia


COPLAND, Hugh James - at the University of BC Acute Care Hospital, Vancouver, Sunday, October 10, 1982. Hugh J. Copland, in his 61 year. Beloved husband of Margaret Thompson. Dear father of Hugh, Vancouver, Robert of Burnaby, BC. Brother of Margaret (Mrs. A. Brown), Burlington. Born in Hamilton and resided there with his family until 1974, when he moved to Comox, BC. Employee of Fuller Brush Company Limited for 25 years. A private service at sea was held in Vancouver, Friday, October 15, 1982.


Hugh's ashes were spread at sea from Howard McIntyre's boat.  Gord Ingram was present along with a navy Chaplain.  (Webmaster's note:  Howard McIntyre and Gord Ingram were Hugh's wartime friends in the photos below)


Ships served in:

HMCS SAULT STE MARIE - L/Coder Hugh Copland is listed on the ship's nominal roll for15 Nov 1943







(HC01) HMCS SAULT STE MARIE jacket patch  (HC02) Seaman Hugh Copland  (HC03) Hugh Copland in a mess deck on ship - 1943  (HC04) Howard McIntrye, Hugh Copland and Gord Ingram - 1942  (HC05) 22 years later .....  Gord Ingram, Hugh Copland and Howard McIntrye at Vancouver - 1964



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