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Eric Arthur Percy Cockroft

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Arthur Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Cockroft AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Eric Arthur Perey AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 24096 AWMM
    • WWII 820683 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 December 1890 AWMM ClintonOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Arthur Cockroft (father), Georgetown, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Teacher/Civilian 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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  • Eric Cockcroft played for the All Blacks in 1913 and 1914. At the end of the war Cockcroft played once for a New Zealand Services team in Britain and also for a United Kingdom XV. On his return to New Zealand he reappeared in representative rugby with South Canterbury. He also represented South Canterbury at cricket in 1920 and 1921. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 April 1973 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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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
      33: 10 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
    • Reddiex, G.R. (2015). Just to let you know I’m still alive
      Wellington NZ: Grantham House Publishing Public - Glenn - Researcher - 15 April 2019 - Postcard from the private collection of Glenn Reddiex, published in this book, page 142.
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