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James Copland

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Copland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    553945 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 July 1912 AWMM WaimumuSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 4 Wolsley Street, Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.G. Copland (wife), 4 Wolsley Street, Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Jul 1943-31 December 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    553945 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Copland was the son of Andrew Gardener Copland and of Henrietta Amelia Copland (nee Calder), of Waimumu, Southland, New Zealand; husband of Dorothy Grant Copland, of Mandeville, Southland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VII. C. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2613905
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p. 359. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.42 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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04 December 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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