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William John COPAS

Regimental number4091
Place of birthDorking, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteelworker
Address16 French Street, McMahon's Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinA Copas, Faulkland Grove, Dorking, England
Enlistment date19 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 19 November 1915 - 10th Rfcts 19 Btn; TOS, 19 Btn 1 August 1916.
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 22), (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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