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Royden Copeland

Royden Copeland in dug out at Fricourt. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-195 [James Hardie Neil album] PH-ALB-195-p15-9. Image has no known copyright restriction.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Royden AWMM
  • Surname
    Copeland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    3/12 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28 April 1891 Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 1 March 2016 - family papers
  • Place of birth
    Wellington New Zealand Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 1 March 2016 - family papers
  • Birth notes
    Son of Charles Alexander Copeland and Louisa Marie nee Bovey Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 1 March 2016 - family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Hinau Road, Hataitai, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Charles Copeland, Douglas, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • Charles Copeland (father), Douglas, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3/12 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    28 January 1952 Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 5 March 2016 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    60 years Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 5 March 2016 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Napier New Zealand Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 5 March 2016 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Wharerangi Cemetery Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 5 March 2016 - Family papers
  • Grave reference
    Area" Services Section 3 Plot 52 Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 5 March 2016 - Family papers
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Capt. R. Copeland Public - Jenny - Direct descendant - 5 March 2016 - Family papers
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 149 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 34 AWMM
    • Unknown photographer. (1914 - 1918) [Battles at Ypres and Messines]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-195. AWMM
    • Neil, J. (1914 - 1918) [James Hardie Neil album]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-195. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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05 March 2016JennyAdelaide AustraliaDirect descendant