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Regimental number2095
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter's labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, c/o Mrs Hutchison Sampson Street, Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date14 April 1916 - Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

Re-enlisted on 17 January 1917 under the name of Joseph Henry COPPING, Private, Reg. No. 7219 in 13th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement.

Sailed from Sydney per HMAT A18 'Wiltshire' on 7 February 1917 and was listed as 'Effective Abroad' (still overseas) at the end of the war.

Was discharged on 29 June 1920 after serving three years 173 days (three years 142 days of which were spent abroad)


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