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L/Cpl David Copeland Hampshire Regiment *Identified on CWGC*

 
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:20 pm    Post subject: L/Cpl David Copeland Hampshire Regiment *Identified on CWGC* Reply with quote

I can find him on SNWM but not on CWGC. I have tried name variations with no success.

SNWM
Surname: COPELAND
Firstname: David
Service Number: 3/4735
Date Death: 01/07/1916
Place of birth: Peterhead Aberdeen
Other: 2nd Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank: L/Cpl
Theatre of death: F.& F.

War Return excerpt (second entry).


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek

He is there, enlisted at Portsmouth. David Copeland on MIC. Looks like he might be Lawrence Copland, born Peterhead in 1874.

Original IWGC register shows 4735 L.D. Copland

Name: COPLAND
Initials: L D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Hampshire Regiment
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 4735
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 4.
Cemetery: AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice one Jim. Sometimes it just takes a fresh pair of eyes Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well spotted Jim
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