Māori › Verdun Mons Coker Died 19 February 1944 PDF Key details Service number421020 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM 24 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesVerdun Mons AWMM SurnameCoker AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number421020 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth30 June 1916 Public - Steven - Other relative - 17 May 2017 - Family papers Place of birthFeatherston. New Zealand Public - Steven - Other relative - 17 May 2017 - Family papers Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM 9 Roma Road, Surrey Crescent, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMr W.J. Coker (father), Epsom Infirmary, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignItaly AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number421020 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Salesman/Civilian AWMM AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM Infantry Reinforcements AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM 24 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Verdun Coker was the son of William Coker and of Agnes Coker (nee Jones), of Featherston, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death19 February 1944 AWMM Age 27 AWMM Italy, Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes CemeteryCassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM X. E. 23. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Verdun Mons Coker by laying a poppy. Ronald George Coker Selwyn Chester Coker Verdun Mons Coker William Bruce Coker William Jesse Coker Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Verdun Mons Coker Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-1993-139 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2608590 Sources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 9: WW2 80 AWMM Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 17 May 2017StevenLismore AustraliaOther relative The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.