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James Cockery

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Research
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Cockery AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jimmy Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    62578 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Rautaupare & Te Aotawarirangi/ Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Research
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    25 July 1910 Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Records
  • Place of birth
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hautanoa P.O., Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    James worked in the D J Barry Cordial Factory at Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr J. Cockery (father), Hautanoa P.O., New Zealand AWMM
    • Son of James (Timi) COCKERY and Apiana nee’ PAHEWA Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 19 May 2015 - Family Records
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62578 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    1943 - James returned to home from the Middle East via Wellington suffering from Shellshock. Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family research

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    20 March 1977 Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Research
  • Age at death
    66 yrs Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Research
  • Place of death
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Research
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tokomaru Bay Cemetery Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Research
  • Grave reference
    Block: TKO; Plot: 33; Warrant #: 116 Public - Lorraine Mona - Other Relative - 28 May 2015 - Family Research
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Okioki i roto i te rangimarie e kore ki te e wareware Rest easy Uncle Jimmy. My name is Galvin Davidson I am the mokopuna of Maraea Collins who was his sister. Fond memories of a humble man. Moe mai ra e te Rangatira.
    Public - Galvin - Other Relative - 8 August 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 71 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
08 August 2015GalvinAucklandOther Relative
28 May 2015Lorraine MonaGisborne, NZOther Relative
19 May 2015Lorraine MonaGisborne, NZOther Relative
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