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Nigel MacKenzie Cotching

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nigel MacKenzie AWMM
  • Surname
    Cotching AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • MacKenzie Cotching AWMM
    • Cotch AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 33526 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 April 1920 AWMM StirlingScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 18 May 1940 AWMM Mangaroa Street, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 C.E. Cotching, 78 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 20 May 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Pneumonia, deafness, dysentry. Treated at Suva and Auckland Hospitals AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Elizabeth; father of Helen, John, Bill

    After the war Nigel Cotching served in the Territorial Forces until 1962 as Lieutenant Colonel C.O., 1 Hawkes Bay Regiment.

    Service held at Russell, Bay of Islands

    Listed on the Nominal Roll as MacKenzie Cotching. Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 April 2007 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 April 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 78 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 April 2007 AWMM
    • 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.89 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.33 AWMM