The AIF Project


Regimental number40
Place of birthScotland
ReligionChurch of England
Address67 Alma Terrace, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Daisy Copland, 67 Alma Terrace, Newport, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1918
Place of burialLa-Motte-Brebiere Communal Cemetery (In North East Corner), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Margaret COPLAND, Scotland; husband of Daisy COPLAND, 16 Crawford Street, Newport, Victoria

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