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Clarence Stuart Copeland

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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  • 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


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
  • 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


About death

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  • Death
    14 April 1967 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • 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



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