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John Edward Cosgrove

  • Service number
    WWII 1963 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jack Public - Steve - Child - 21 March 2015 - Family Knowledge
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Group photograph of John Edward Cosgrove with POWs, circa 1944. Image kindly provided by Michael Cosgrove (April 2019). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Group photograph of John Edward Cosgrove with POWs, circa 1944. Image kindly provided by Michael Cos …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Cosgrove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack Public - Steve - Child - 21 March 2015 - Family Knowledge
  • Service number
    WWII 1963 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    26 November 1914 Public - Steve - Child - 21 March 2015 - Family knowledge
  • Place of birth
    Timaru Public - Steve - Child - 21 March 2015 - Family knowledge
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 11 Mount Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Company Director and Sales Manager, Family Plumbing Supplies company, Dan Cosgrove Limited, Timaru Public - Steve - Child - 21 March 2015 - Family knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr D. Cosgrove (Sen) (father), 1 Harker Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Daniel Cosgrove (Senior) (father)
      1 Harper Street
      Timaru
      New Zealand Public - Steve - Child - 21 March 2015 - Family knowledge (I've been there!)
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1963 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Civil servant/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 4374 AWMM

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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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
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 41 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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21 March 2015SteveWellington, New ZealandChild

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