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Eric Glanville Cousins

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 90), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 90), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Glanville AWMM
  • Surname
    Cousins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 78217 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 April 1898 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.F. Cousins (father), Rodrigo Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 78217 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      128 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

    Two periods of war service:
    (1) War service: Western Front
    Wounded in action, Polygon Wood, 22 December 1917 (High Explosive shell fragments penetrated under surface of tongue; two lower incisor teeth broken: extracted); admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 30 December 1917; transferred to Queen's Hospital, Sidcup, 21 February 1918.
    Medical Board, 22 February 1918, categorized injury as 'slight; not permanent'.
    (2) War service: England
    Embarked Wellington, 17 August 1918; disembarked London, 30 October 1918, and marched in to Sling Camp; posted to Otago Infantry Regiment. Transferred to Auckland Infantry Regiment, 6 November 1918.
    Marched to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 26 February 1919; on leave, 14 June 12919, to report to Sling Camp, 12 July 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board 'Hororata', 28 September 1919; discharged, 18 October 1919.
    Total war service: 1 year 198 days (of which 1 year 35 days was abroad)
    Medal: British War Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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