Combined Operations Pilotage Parties

Memorial Fund


MEMORIAL 27th Sept 2012

MEMORIAL 21st May 2014




The granite stone with an inscribed memorial was dedicated by Countess Mountbatten to the COPP Heroes on 27th September 2012 in a ceremony attended by surviving COPPists and their family and friends, representatives of the army and marines, the Mayor of Havant, hardworking committee members of COPP Heroes, local people and the media.

The granite was very generously donated by Ian Piper, stonemason, of C F Piper & Son, Trenwith, Henwood, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 5BP

HRH The Prince of Wales


Ceremony Ceremony
Countess Mountbatten Jim Booth of COPP 9 Chief of Defence Staff Sir David Richards
Ceremony Ceremony Ceremony
Major General Ed Davis Wendy Evans & Anna Chancellor Bugler
Ceremony Ceremony Ceremony
Police Band The COPP wreaths laid Tweedledum a COPP truck



Ceremony   Ceremony
  Back row: RSM SBS, John Ashford, Peter Palmer,
Major General Ed Davis, Roger Gilbert
Front Row: John Ainsworth-Davis, David Owen,
Countess Mountbatten, John Bowden, Jim Booth
Roger Gilbert, Peter Palmer, Jim Booth, John Ashford,
John Bowden, John Ainsworth-Davis, Robin Walton (Chairman of COPP Heroes Memorial Fund)


  January 2013  


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