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Margaret Philomena Cooney

  • Service number
    Jayforce 823111 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
The first wedding to be held in the Roman Catholic Chapel at Ozuki, Japan, was that of Miss Margaret Cooney (N.Z.W.A.A.C., Invercargill), to Captain James Brown-Rennie (N.Z. Signals Coy., Dunedin). The best man was Captain David Sweeney (Wellington) and the bridesmaid Miss Margaret Peebles (Auckland).

Wedding of James Brown-Rennie and Margaret Cooney

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Identity

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  • Forenames
    Margaret Philomena AWMM
  • Surname
    Cooney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 823111 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs M.P. Cooney (mother), Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
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Service

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 823111 AWMM
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    Jayforce Unknown AWMM Nurse AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Death

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.27 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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03 December 2019DavinaRichmond, InvercargillOther relative

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