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Howard Spencer Cocks

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Howard Spencer AWMM
  • Surname
    Cocks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 453294 AWMM
    • 30252 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 May 1923 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 36 Challenger Street, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L Cocks (mother), 187 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM public servant AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Educates at Dilworth, Auckland Grammar School

      Service with Territorial Army and 2NZEF 1941-1947

      Seconded to 17 Gurkha Division as Staff Officer Operations, Malaya 1955-1957

      Husband of Joan; father of Stefan, Kathleen, Jeffrey

      Awarded the OBE in 1970 AWMM
    • Grandfather of Andrea, Laurel, Timothy, Michael, David, Jason Public - Andrea Joan - Direct descendant - 6 December 2015 - Family History
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 2006 AWMM
    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, 25 September 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 20 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 September 2006 AWMM

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06 December 2015Andrea JoanNew ZealandDirect descendant

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