COIRA, Peter Francis Abondio
(Service number 4/1036)

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Date 23 May 1887 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Apu Crescent, Lyall Bay, Wellington
Occupation Telegraphist
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin P. COIRA (father), Apu Crescent, Lyall Bay, Wellington
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Engineers
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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No information

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 14 November 1953 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Peter Francis Coira was the son of Peter and Harriet Ellen (née Watt) Coira. He was educated at Temuka School.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [19 March 2017]

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