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Alexander Bridges Coburn

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  C_017. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel C_017. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Bridges AWMM
  • Surname
    Coburn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cockburn AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ414594 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 July 1915 AWMM HairiniBay of Plenty AWMM
  • 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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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • (Served as Alexander Bridges COBURN). Alexander Cockburn was the son of George Bridges Cockburn and Elspeth Stewart Cockburn, of Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of V. Cockburn. AWMM
    • In June 1939 Alexander married Veronica Sheahan. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 25 September 2020 - research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
  • 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
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
02 September 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
25 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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