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Allan David Copeland

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Portrait, from Hopu Hopu to Papakura (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan David AWMM
  • Surname
    Copeland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2569 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 February 1912 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM C/o State Advances Corporation, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM C/o State Advances Corporation, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Rose Copeland (wife), C/o Mrs J. Collinson, 16 Ronaki Road, Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Rose Copeland (wife), C/o Mrs J. Collinson, 16 Ronaki Road, Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2569 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Allan Copeland was married to Rose and they had one son named Donald.

    Allan was the Auckland coroner at time of Erebus disaster.

    His family donated papers, many relating to his military service to the Auckland War Memorial Museum

    New Zealand Jewish Soldiers Project, biographical histories, family visits by Evelyn Jaffe, Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 January 1999 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Hebrew Berm B Row 3, Plot 36 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Herald January 1999 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Auckland Jewish Community, WW2, Auckland Hebrew Congregation, 108 Greys Avenue, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Auckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records search
    http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/westcemeterysearch.aspx
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 41 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 28 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: Herald January 1999 AWMM
    • Copeland, Allan David. Personal papers, 1925 - 1980. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2011-6. AWMM
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