COUPAR, Simon James Stuart
(Service number 16/260)

Aliases Paki aka Simon James Shand aka Simon James Stewart
First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank Lieutenant


Date 26 June 1876 Place of Birth Waikahata

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Colac Bay, Southland
Occupation Manager
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James Stewart(Stuart)Coupar, Colac Bay, Southland
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 1st Maori Contingent
Unit, Squadron, or Ship A Company
Date 14 February 1915
Transport HMNZT 20, Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Eygpt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Pioneer Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Gallipoli
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 29 June 1916 Age 40
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in Action
Notices Evening Post, 5 July 1916
Memorial or Cemetery Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France
Memorial Reference I .C. I
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Arowhenua War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of James Stuart and Mary Coupar , Colac Bay, Wallace, Southland. Extensive letter and documents in file recommending Coupar as an officer in the Maori Battalion.


Cenotaph [20 October 2014]

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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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