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John COPPIN

Regimental number2272
Place of birthWalkerville South Australia
SchoolPublic School, East Brunswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressKensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs S J Coppin, Water Street, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed 15 months in Navy, invalided out December 1915.
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXII, Row H, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Sarah COPPIN, 24 North Terrace, Hackney, South Australia
Family/military connectionsFour cousins
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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