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John Darrell Coleman COPE

Regimental number770
Place of birthHindmarsh South Australia
SchoolState School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressStirling East, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jemima Cope, Stirling East, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.2
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXVIII, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jemima COPE, 40 Ballville Street, Prospect, South Australia

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