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Braydn Leo Cooper

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Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Braydn Leo AWMM
  • Surname
    Cooper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 67913 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 June 1919 Mangere Historical Society EketahunaManawatu-Wanganui Mangere Historical Society
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 8 Church Road, Mangere AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs R.M. Cooper (wife), 55 Matamata Road, Onehunga AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Mrs Rita Mary Cooper AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 67913 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Woollen mill employee/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 7
    2NZEF Nom Roll 7
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Ether Florence (nee Kerr) and James Cooper (Source: Mangere Historical Society)


    Husband of Rita Mary Coon (Source: Mangere Historical Society)


    Two brothers saw active service in WW2, Donald Alexander Cooper (436410) and Braydn Leo Cooper (67913) (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Attended Mangere Bridge School (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 November 1999 Metropolitan Cemetery Board Record
    Age 81 AWMM
    PerthWestern Australia Metropolitan Cemetery Board Record
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karrakatta Cemetery, WA 6010, Australia AWMM Cremated, Ashes scattered over Manukau Harbour (Source:Mangere Historical Society) AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, Western Australia. Karrakatta burial and cremation records search
    http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/search.php
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.34 AWMM
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