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Elsie Mary Emily Cooke

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel N.Z.A.N.S. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Elsie Mary Emily AWMM
  • Surname
    Cooke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Timperley AWMM
  • Service number
    22/53 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.S. Cooke (father), Victoria Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1 April 1915 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    November 1917, debility mild AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Elsie served with the Territorial Service before WW1.

    At the start of WW1 it was initially thought that only one group of nurses from New Zealand would be selected for service overseas. Nurses who did not make this group decided to make their way overseas by other means to serve in the war . Elsie May Cooke embarked for Australia on a New Zealand Troopships for Sydney, and it appears then enlisted with the Australian Army Nursing Service. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • 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
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 146 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM
      p.167,169,170 AWMM