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William John Copeland

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Copeland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/666 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1890 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 August 1914 AWMM 76 Vivian Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T.M. Copeland (father), 38 Liffiton Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 18 August 1914 AWMM Engineer (Mechanical)/Civilian AWMM
    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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Gabba Tepe Public - Brett - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - military file
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Canterbury Cemetery, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM II. C. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Canterbury Provincial Memorial, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Have Just found out on ANZAC Day you are related to my children and X Husband through our Mum /Grandmother. . A brave Man who we wished could have meet.
    Public - Margaret - Other Relative - 27 April 2015
  • I am in awe of the contribution and ultimate sacrifice you and your comrades made in such a remote part of the globe . You have been remembered and never forgotten. Brett Copeland
    Public - Brett - Other Relative - 22 April 2015

Sources

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27 April 2015Margaret TakaniniOther Relative
22 April 2015BrettAucklandOther Relative
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