COBELDICK, Eric William
(Service number 31958)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank Private


Date 3 May 1895 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Gardener
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin W Cobeldick (father) c' Tourist Office, Rotorua
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 13th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, E Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport HMNZT 68 Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington Infantry Unit

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 26 July 1917 Age 22
Place of Death Ypres, Belguim
Cause KIA
Notices Evening Post, Volume XCIV, Issue 50, 28 August 1917, Page 7
Memorial or Cemetery Mud Corner Cemetery, Belgium
Memorial Reference II.C.5
New Zealand Memorials On Rotorua War memorial WW1

Biographical Notes

son of William & Mary Ann Maria Cobeldick. William was a park ranger in Rotorua. Brother FT Cobeldick


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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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