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Regimental number289
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Hawthorn, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.3
Height5' 6.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Coppock, Mount Hawthorn, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 April 1915
Discharge date26 August 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Suevic', 28 April 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 24 May 1915; discharged (medically unfit: fractured jaw), Perth, 26 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as COPPACK. See 5694 Guy COPPOCK for second period of service.
Date of death20 August 1962
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, COPPOCK Guy

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