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Herbert James Coppin

Headstone, Taruheru Cemetery (Photo P. Baker 2008) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Taruheru Cemetery (Photo P. Baker 2008) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert James AWMM
  • Surname
    Coppin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41754 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 6th November 1889 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 January 2024 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 January 2024 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of George & Charlotte COPPIN of Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 January 2024 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Matawhero, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 January 2024 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.W. Coppin (brother), Manutuke, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 January 2024 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41754 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Stationhand/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 April 1947 AWMM
    Age 61 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Block S Plot 198 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 January 2024 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    MR. H. J. COPPIN Mr. Herbert James Coppin, who died at Cook Hospital on Saturday, was aged 61 years and was born at Matawhero. He was educated at the Makaraka and Matawhero schools and was the youngest son of the late Mr. George and Mrs. Charlotte Coppin, Matawhero. His occupation in life was farming. He served during the First World War. He was a very early member of the Manchester Unity Lodge. Mr. Coppin was well-liked in the community and had been ailing for the last six years. He is survived by one brother, Mr. W. Coppin, Manutuke, and a sister, Mrs. G. Richardson, Papakura, Auckland A service was held at Cochrane’s Chapel, William street, to-day at 11 a.m. and the funeral later left for the Taruheru cemetery Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 January 2024 - OBITUARY - GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXXIV, ISSUE 22304, 14 APRIL 1947, PAGE 4
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Memorials

Memorial

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