(Service number 53321)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||31 December 1889||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Wairepa, Otago|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Mary Sophia COCHRANE (mother), Glenavy, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||29th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles Brigade|
|Date||13 November 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||12 November 1957||Age||67 years|
|Place of Death||Balclutha|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Balclutha Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
David Cochrane was the third son of James Paterson and Mary Sophia (née Pollard) Cochrane. David's father drowned accidentally in the Waiao River in July 1904. His two older brothers, John and James, also served in World War I. Two cousins lost their lives in the war - John Alexander Cochrane at Gallipoli in 1915 and Charles Tennant at sea in 1918, and two other cousins served - John (Jack) Tennant and James Wallace Tennant.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [27 October 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [27 October 2019]; ref. Oamaru Mail, 18, 19 & 21 July 1904 (Papers Past) [30 October 2019]
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