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Herbert Edward Cottle

Headstone, Albany Village Cemetery, (photo J. Halpin 2012) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Albany Village Cemetery, (photo J. Halpin 2012) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Cottle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ423925 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 22 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
    Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    War inflicted injuries AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Doris; father of Eddie, Maureen, Des

    Served with the engineering crew in the Pacific in Bougainville and Guadalcanal and suffered ever after with blackouts attributed to injuries from the bombing and explosions he endured.

    His children inserted a memorial notice in the newspaper 50 years after his death "ever remembered by his family"

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the North Harbour News AWMM

Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

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