JOSEPH COLPITTS 42 years of age

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Sgt Joseph Colpitts NX8905 belonged to the 6th Australian Div. Sup. Coln. A.A.S.C. A.I.F]
Joseph Collpitts Rank of Sergeant Service No: NX8905 his date of death: 3 November 1942 aged 42 years.
For the story of Joseph Colpitts can contact Val Mansfield//Robert Braithwaite.
Source of Information: from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Photo was originally taken & supplied to me from Gail Thomas in Port Morsby.
at Lae Memorial War Cemetery at [BOMANA], PORT MORSBY, New Guinea Guinea


Ian Pearson Joe Colpitts was my Great Uncle. Born in Grimsargh, Lancashire in 1901 was in the Grenadier Guards throughout WW1 and emigrated to Australia between the wars. Colpitts Street in Griffith, NSW is named after him. Brothers were Bill and George, father William. I have more information on the whole Colpitts family including those who remained in the UK when most emigrated.
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