(Service number 58745)

Aliases Harry
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date 15 May1889 Place of Birth Weston

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm Hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Susan Cottingham (mother) Weston,Oamaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 29th Reinforcements,H company
Date 13 October 1917
Transport HMNZT 93,Corinthic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion,

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 5 April 1918 Age 28
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in Action
Notices Oamaru Mail 24 Apr 1918
Memorial or Cemetery EustonRoad Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France
Memorial Reference V. I. 6
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of the late George Cottingham and Susan Cottingham, Weston,Oamaru


war records open in archives

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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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