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Wilfred Win Cozens

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred Win AWMM
  • Surname
    Cozens AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    29222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 June 1888 AWMM DovedaleTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
    4 June 1888 Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Dovedale, Tasman district Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Parkinson (mother), Awa, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    29222 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Winifred Parkinson (formerly Cozens), of Wakefield, Nelson, and the late Daniel Cozens. Native of Dovedale

      New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM
    • Brother of Lance Sergeant Allan Roy Cozens & Private John Edward Cozens - who both served in World War 1.
      For a photograph of Wilfred Cozens in civilian clothing - with his 2 brothers Allan & John who are both in World War 1 military uniform - and another man (possibly another brother) refer to Nelson Museum Heritage Photograph Collection : Item ref # 84005 & 84006. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 8 June 2017 - Nelson Museum, New Zealand.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope 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
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Dovedale War Memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - on site

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  • Gone but not forgotten Uncle Wil
    Public - Zane - Other Relative - 3 May 2015

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
08 June 2017JeniferWairarapa Researcher
03 May 2015ZaneNew Zealand Other Relative