"Lt. Charles W. Copus, son of Mrs. C. A. Copus, McKinney. Graduate of McKinney High School. Entered Army in Sept. 1941. Basic training at Ft. Sill, Okla., where he received his commission. Advanced training at Camp Rucker, Ala. In Field Artillery. Killed in action Sept. 1944 in Loraine, France. "
“Charlie W. Copus,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 25, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/595.