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Thomas Dudley Cochrane

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Dudley AWMM
  • Surname
    Cochrane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    48298 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 December 1920 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 34 Tennyson Street, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Nita and Thomas senior raised their 13 children in a small Chelsea Sugar Works Employee Home as Thomas senior was allowed to live there after he suffered a near fatal work accident with machinery. Public - Gina - Researcher - 10 July 2019 - personal family info from Thomas Dudley Cochrane's sister Mavis Throll
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs N. Cochrane (mother), 34 Tennyson Street, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Thomas's father Thomas senior, is the son of Ellen nee Richmond and Samuel Cochrane Public - Gina - Researcher - 10 July 2019 - personal family info from Thomas Dudley Cochrane's sister Mavis Throll
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 01 Apr 1943-30 June 1943 AWMM Single AWMM
    • parents Thomas snr and Nita buried Birkenhead Cemetery, Glenfield, Old Portion - Public Section, Block 1, row 17, plot 290 Public - Gina - Researcher - 10 July 2019 - personal family info from Thomas Dudley Cochrane's sister Mavis Throll

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    48298 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Car painter/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Neta Cochrane (née Harling), of Birkenhead, Auckland.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI.G.19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Northcote College, 1 Kauri Glen Rd, Northcote, Auckland 0627 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 27 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Loughnan, R. (1963). p. 337. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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