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William Bertram Cooke

Portrait, Award Notice The Star, 9 January 1919 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Award Notice The Star, 9 January 1919 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Bertram AWMM
  • Surname
    Cooke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 3/96 AWMM
    • WWII 800680 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 93 Todman Street, Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Elizabeth Cooke (Wife), C/o Mrs Leckner, 66 Epuni Street, off Aro Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal and bar (MM*) AWMM
    Won the Military Medal (MM) for gallantry at Gallipoli and later received the bar for good work on the Somme AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Private AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eldest son of Mrs J Cooke, 33 Haast Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About 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

Roll of Honour

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  • This is my grandfather. Thanks Lydia for thinking of him
    Public - Heather - Direct descendant - 17 January 2016
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  • I now live in the house that this brave man lived in when he enlisted in 1914. His name is on the Brooklyn war memorial which can be seen from the house. I like to think he can gaze upon his house should he wish to and I visit his name at times.
    Public - Lydia - 17 April 2015
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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 January 2016Heather Sydney AustraliaDirect descendant
17 April 2015LydiaWellington, New ZealandOther

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