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Robert Lascelles Cochrane

Portrait, Robert Lascelles Cochrane - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Robert Lascelles Cochrane - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Lascelles AWMM
  • Surname
    Cochrane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bob AWMM
    • Doc AWMM
  • Service number
    42426 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 October 1919 AWMM DargavilleNorthland AWMM
    Pukehuia, Dargaville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 February 1941 AWMM Mangawhare, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Cochrane (mother), Mangawhare, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Western Desert AWMM
    • Cyrenaica AWMM
    • Minqar Qaim AWMM
    • Tunisia AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    42426 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorial Infantry (13 weeks) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    7 weeks at Trentham AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 February 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    DargavilleNorthland 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Infective heptitis admitted to Helwan hospital AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM

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