Copp, Charles Henry (Lieutenant, No. 2 Sqn AFC, d.1979)

Accession Number 3DRL/7055
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm
Object type Diary, Papers
Maker Copp, Charles Henry
Place made Australia, Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1914-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/080/008
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to Lt Charles Henry Copp, 5 Battalion, 46 Battalion, and 2nd Squadron, AFC during the First World War. Collection consists of six diaries covering his service from his time of enlistment with the AIF in 1914, an encounter with SMS Emden, training and service in Egypt, landing at Gallipoli, and voyage to England for flying training in 1916. Copp transferred to the AFC in 1918. Also included in the collection are various notebooks and loose pages of notes and names and addresses; railway passes, receipts, a wedding invitation; four pay books; a flying log book; three sections of maps; and various certificates, including one from subsequent service in World War 2.