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Frederick Vincent Stoddard Cotterill

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Vincent Stoddard AWMM
  • Surname
    Cotterill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Fred Cotterill AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1700 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 October 1893 AWMM HikurangiWhangarei AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 16 November 1915 AWMM Hikurangi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs F. Cotterill (mother), Hikurangi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1700 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
    WW1 16 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Factory hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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, WWI AWMM
      Wounded: came home with stiff leg (family thinks he was shot in knee) AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. right knee Pension: 20/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 3 April 1918 AWMM Rifleman AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Hikurangi AWMM
    • He was the son of David & Frances COTTERILL from Hikurangi. They had seven other children – Rita, Ethel, Lizzie, Fanny, Eva, Lois, & Daniel. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
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About death

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  • Death
    21 May 1973 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    RiverheadAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Protestant Berm B, Row 26, Plot 61 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 December 2018 - Auckland Council Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    COTTERILL, Frederick Vincent Stoddart. On May 21, 1973, at his home (Millflat Rd, Riverhead), loved son of the late Daniel & Frances Cotterill (Hikurangi), loved brother of Rita (Mrs Wilson), Ethel (Mrs Jones, Australia) and the late Lizzie, Fanny, Eva, Lois and Daniel, also dear friend of Daphne, Colin, Rex, Robin, Coral, Fay and Elaine; in his 80th year. A service will be held in the chapel of W.R. Battersby Ltd, 1855 Gt North Rd, Avondale, tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2pm, funeral then leaving for Waikumete Cemetery. All communications to E. R. Price, R.D.3, Albany. (NZ Herald) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 December 2018 - Waipu Cemetery
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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      27: 9 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM


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