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John Herbert Cock

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Image of Private John Herbert Cock (10/305) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. No Known Copyright.

Image of Private John Herbert Cock (10/305) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Cock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/305 AWMM
    • WWI 25/952 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 19 November 1893 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
    • 19 November 1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    19 November 1893 Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 1914 AWMM Cock and Co., Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Henry Cock (father), Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Henry Cock (father), Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/305 AWMM
    • WWI 25/952 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
  • 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 Joseph Henry and Elizabeth Mary Cock of Nelson, New Zealand

    Also served with the NZ Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli and in Egypt AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 April 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beaumont Communal Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM At North end. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • RSA Wall at Marsden Valley Cemetery Nelson; Nelson College Scriptorium Roll of Honour Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - on site
    • Nelson Cenotaph, Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 30 October 2018 - on site

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 135 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24:5 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 August 2019Mark New ZealandOther relative
30 October 2018PeterNelsonResearcher

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