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Frederick John Cotterill

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Gravestone of Petty Officer Frederick John Cotterill, Royal New Zealand Navy, The Avenue Cemetery, Levin, Horowhenua, Manawatu-Whanganui. Image kindly provided by Linda (June 2021).

Gravestone of Petty Officer Frederick John Cotterill, Royal New Zealand Navy, The Avenue Cemetery, L …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cotterill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 14896 AWMM
    • Korea 14896 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 March 1937 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Mechanic/Military Chamberlain
  • Enlistment
    17 September 1953 Chamberlain
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served on Operation Grapple on HMNZS Rotoiti and HMS Warrior from 15.2.1957 to 11.8.1957. Source: Chamberlain, New Zealand Korea Roll, p.106. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 May 2008 Cemetery Record
    Age 71 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • This record was created from Operation Grapple research by Arthur Venus and Gerry Wright and kindly provided by Gerry Wright (2021). AWMM
    • Wright, G. C. (2007). We were there : Operation Grapple : the story of New Zealand's involvement in the British nuclear weapons tests at Christmas Island 1957-58. [Auckland, N.Z : Gerry Wright] AWMM

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