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James Henry Cooper

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Cooper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cheesy AWMM
  • Service number
    16032 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 December 1912 AWMM WaikaiaSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Grove Bush, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.E. Cooper (mother), Hamilton Street, East Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16032 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
      Rheumatic Fever - home early AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart Attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was a good pianist and nicknamed Cheesey after pianist Oswald Cheeseman AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 November 1971 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
    FairlieCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Fairlie Cemetery, MacKenzie District, New Zealand AWMM Plot 38 Block P10 AWMM
  • 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
    Mackenzie District Council cemetery records
    http://public.mackenzie.govt.nz/
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • 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 76 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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