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HENRY JAMES COCHRANE

COCHRANE, HENRY JAMES


RANK:  LANCE CORPORAL        SERIAL NO:  44254

UNIT:    3rd N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE, 4th BATTALION, ‘C’ COMPANY

BORN:    19/11/1887  -  WAIPAWA -  NEW ZEALAND

DIED:    26/08/1918                      

PLACE:  IN THE FIELD, FRANCE

SINGLE:        RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    N/A
    
PARENTS:   William Robert & Jane COCHRANE

SIBLINGS:  

NEXT OF KIN:  JANE COCHRANE, (mother), Racecourse Rd., WAIPUKURAU

OCCUPATION: CARPENTER

EMPLOYER:  BULL BROS., TOKOMARU BAY

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  C/- BULL BROS.

HEIGHT:  5’ 9¼”        WEIGHT:    140½lb.     CHEST: 34”

COMP:   DARK    EYES:    BLUE    HAIR:    LIGHT BROWN

EDUCATION:   PASSED EQUIVALENT 4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

BURIED:  AT FAVREVIL BRITISH CEMETERY, BAPAUME, FRANCE

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  MESSINES RIDGE (N.Z.) MEMORIAL
            
ENLISTED:     GISBORNE            DATE:  O7/12/1916

MAIN BODY:                REINFORCEMENT:  25th 

MILITARY RECORD:
09/01/1917.  TRENTHAM
14/04/1917.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON.
17/04/1917.  DISEMBARKED WELLINGTON.
26/04/1917.  RE-EMBARKED WELLINGTON.
02/05/1917.  DISEMBARKED SYDNEY. 
09/05/1917.  RE-EMBARKED SYDNEY.
28/07/1917.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT U.K.
MARCHED TO ‘SLING’.
10/09/1917.  ADMITTED No.3 N.Z. GENERAL HOSPITAL, CODFORD.
03/10/1917.  TRANSFERRED N.Z. CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, HORNCHURCH.
08/11/1917.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH, GODFORD.
08/01/1918.  MARCHED IN BROCTON.
20/02/1918.  LEFT FOR FRANCE.
10/04/1918.  JOINED BATTALION. POSTED ‘C’ COMPANY IN THE FIELD.
14/07/1018.  LEWIS GUN SCHOOL.
27/07/1918.  REJOINED UNIT.
26/08/1918.  KILLED IN ACTION IN THE FIELD.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.