COPPIN, James Herdman
(Service number 1408)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Sgt


Date 7 March 1905 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin J Coppin, Owaka, Dunedin
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in 1 Btn, Australian Infantry
Military District

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Military Awards Military Medal

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 23 August 1918 Age 24
Place of Death France
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Daoras Communal Cemetery, France
Memorial Reference plot 6 Row A Grave 17
New Zealand Memorials Levin War Memorial, Levin; 2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall

Biographical Notes

from Geraldine. Son of James and Grace Coppin,Parkhill Ave, Mornington, Dunedin. Another brother served but survived, Enoch Coppin, 24/378. Left NZ 9 OCt 1915


Paul McNicholl's list of additional names for the Timaru Memorial Wall (August 2013)

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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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