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Ivan Alderson Cockroft

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ivan Alderson AWMM
  • Surname
    Cockroft AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cocky Cockroft AWMM
  • Service number
    80382 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1915 AWMM BluffSouthland AWMM
    Bluff, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 October 1941 AWMM 74 Mary Street, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.J. Cockroft (mother), 74 Mary Street, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Waiouru Military Camp AWMM
    • Pukekohe Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Oct 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Oyster opener/Civilian AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland 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
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      False Teeth AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to hospitals in Caserta, Bari and a Convalescent Camp. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Fought at Sangro, Cassino, and Florence. AWMM

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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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.80 AWMM
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