COCHRANE, Thomas Waddell
(Service number 6/2095)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 6 Sept 1896 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Motor Mechanic
Previous Military Experience ex 5th Reinforcements
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Mrs A Cochrane, Queen St, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 20th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 7 December 1916
Transport HMNZT 71, Port Lyttelton
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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 Age
Place of Death Timaru, NZ
Cause unknown
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials Possibly the W Cochrane on South School Plaque

Biographical Notes

son of Peter and Agnes Letham Cochrane, Queen St, Timaru. Returned to NZ and married Ellen Smart 1921. File not available in Archives.


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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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