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Clarence Stuart Copeland

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Wedding, WW2 of Clarence Copeland (22263) and Ivis Ruby Copeland, Hamilton (provided by his daughter Jennifer Copeland October 2012) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Copeland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat AWMM
  • Service number
    22263 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 December 1911 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 February 1940 AWMM Dargaville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.M. Copeland (mother), Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 June 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 14 February 1940 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Bridge builder/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed by a drunken driver AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of May Copeland

    Husband of Ivis Ruby Copeland; father of three

    Recruited in Dargaville, attested at Papakura Military Camp

    Nominal Roll incorrectly has nok address as Kirikiri, Thames. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 14 April 1967 AWMM
      Age 58 AWMM
      WhangareiNorthland AWMM
    • 14 April 1967 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM RSA Block Nine Plot 500 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 41 AWMM
    • New Zealand Electoral Roll 1914, Manukau General Roll AWMM
      New Zealand Electoral Roll, 1938, Bay of Islands AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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