COCKRANE, Thomas Waddell
(Service number 6/2095)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 6 Sept 1896 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Queen Street, Timaru
Occupation Motor Mechanic
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Mr Peter Cockrane(father) Queen St, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 20th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 13 June 1915
Transport HMNZT 24,25,26, Maunganui, Tahiti, Aparima
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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 19 December 1972 Age 76 years
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

Thomas Waddell Cochrane was the oldest son of Peter and agnes Lethen (née Waddell) Cochrane.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [04 January 2017]

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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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