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Ralph Eugene Cocklin

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Lt.(A). R.E. Cocklin. R.Z.Z.N.V.R.

Ralph Eugene Cocklin

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ralph Eugene AWMM
  • Surname
    Cocklin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZD2787 AWMM
    • WWII 2787 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 November 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 123 Bamborough St, Invercargill AWMM
  • 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
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mary

    Embarked for overseas service as a Naval Airman under training. Rank unknown AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 2012 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato 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, 11 December 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • My Uncle Rolph Eugene Cocklin x
    Public - Yvonne - Other relative - 18 April 2022
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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (2008). Vol. 3, p.595-6, ref.69 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 December 2012 AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 3), Archives New Zealand, R21465677, AAYT 8490 AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for RN [Royal Navy] - Fleet air arm (naval airmen) - Scheme F (Part 5), Archives New Zealand, R21465679, AAYT AWMM
    • Allison, D., Richards, R., & Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. (2009). Flying navy : the story of new zealanders who flew in the fleet air arm in world war i and world war ii and the roll of honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland [N.Z.] : Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 March 2023EliHamilton, New ZealandDirect descendant
08 January 2023WolfMelbourne, AustraliaDirect descendant
18 April 2022YvonneTaperooOther relative

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