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Daniel Henry Cotterill

Photograph of Daniel Henry Cotterill in uniform. Image kindly provided by Diane Butler (August 2022)

Photograph of Daniel Henry Cotterill in uniform. Image kindly provided by Diane Butler (August 2022) …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Cotterill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ401577 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1910 BDM 1973/49693
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment


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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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  • Was posted to to Guadacanal during WW2 service with the NZRAF, but after contracting malaria was returned to NZ. Served most of his time at Whenuapai. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    17 July 1973 BDM 1973/49693
    Age 63 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland BDM 1973/49693
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  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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