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Norman William COPELAND

Regimental number12889
Place of birthLower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
OccupationMotor driver
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Martha Ethel Copeland, 79 West Avenue, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in D Battery, New Zealand Field Artillery (disbanded).
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date17 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 17 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 9 February 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kildonian Castle', 21 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 17 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, COPELAND Norman William

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