William Daniel Copeland
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Name: William Daniel Copeland
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Unit: 679 Tank Destroyer BN
Dates of Service: 5/31/1941-10/1/1945
Theater of Service:
William Daniel Copeland was born on October 6, 1916, at Esmont, Albemarle County, Virginia; he was the son of James Daniel Copeland (1872-1957) and
Lou Ellen (Conaway) Copeland (1897-1964). William lived in the Esmont area all of his life and enlisted in the U.S. Army in Richmond, Virginia,
on May 31, 1941. After WWII, William returned to Esmont and worked for the U.S. Rubber Company in Scottsville, Virginia. William was
killed in a traffic accident on a public road in Albemarle County on August 14, 1946. William is buried in New Green Mountain Baptist Church
Cemetery in Esmont, Virginia.