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Edward Seymour Cottingham

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Family group, 2 soldiers, Stanley Cottingham (54843) is on the left, Edward Cottingham (76420) on the right. (photo kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Family group, 2 soldiers, Stanley Cottingham (54843) is on the left, Edward Cottingham (76420) on th …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Seymour AWMM
  • Surname
    Cottingham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 76420 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 March 1897 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 May 1917 AWMM 37 Church Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.C. Cottingham (mother), 37 Church Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 July 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 21 May 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Motor Mechanic/Military 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
    Admitted to Mily Hospital, 20 September 1918, with pericarditis. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Lionel Cottingham and Mary Ann Cottingham (nee Shelford), both born in Great Chesterford, Essex, England.

    Brothers Stanley Huia (54843) and 76420 Private Edward Seymour (76420) Cottingham served on the Western Front during WW1.

    He suffered from ill health and died comparatively young. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1949 AWMM
    Age 52 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      86: 14 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. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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