Private William John Copas

William J Copas
William Copas © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J

William Copas was born in 1892 in Dorking, and made his living as a steel worker.  He was the son of John Henry (Born in Shere, Surrey 1853. Died in Dorking 1904) and Mary Jane Copas (Born in Newdigate, Surrey 1867. Died in Dorking 1902)

Next of kin              Alice Copas, Sunnyside, Falkland Grove, Dorking

Regiment                 19th Battalion Australian Infantry. Australian Imperial Force
Number                    4091

Date of Death           16th September 1916
Place of Death          Flanders
Cause of Death         Killed in Action by a mine.

Cemetery                 Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ypres

The following pages are from  Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau files 1914-1918 War 1 DRL/0428

William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
Copas Enquiry 2
William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
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William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
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William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
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William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
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William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
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William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J
Copas Enquiry 1
William Copas Enquiry © NAA: B2455, COPAS W J

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