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Regimental number1475
Place of birthLongwood Victoria
SchoolState School, Darnum, Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMrs. Anne Copeland, Dandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Copeland, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rollv5a HTMBty
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row L, Grave No. 18A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: John Copeland, killed in action, France

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