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Douglas Gordon Cookson

Grave of Douglas Gordon COOKSON
Photographed 2 January 2013, Bromley Cemetery, cnr Keighleys Road and Linwood Avenue Christchurch, New Zealand

Grave of Douglas Gordon COOKSON

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Cookson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Doug AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 404532 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag Luft III, Sagan, Germany Aircrew remembered
    • WW2
      Belaria AWMM
  • 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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  • Headstone reads 21 May 2011 as date of death and cemetery records reads 31 May 2011 as date of death

    His P.O.W number was 401 (Source: RAF Commands) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    21 May 2011 Headstone
    Age 91 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Plot 361SS, Block 17 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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19 October 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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