Cooling, George William Andrew: Certificate of Service NZEF.; 1914-1919; 1910-95...

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Cooling, George William Andrew: Certificate of Service NZEF.

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Certificate of the Services in the NZ Expeditionary Forces belonging to Corporal George Cooling.
Lance Corporal George William Andrew Cooling (Service No. 24142) embarked on board the ‘Willochra’ from Wellington on 27 May 1916 along with fellow servicemen from the 13th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. The destination port was Plymouth, Devon, England. War records reveal his occupation was listed as a farmhand and next of kin was his father who lived in Cricklewood, Albury, South Canterbury. George Cooling moved to Waimate sometime after WWI. He died on 2nd November 1969 aged 76 years and is buried in the Waimate cemetery. Cemetery records also show that his wife and child died in 1926 (during childbirth).
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How to cite this page: 1910-950-001, URL: http://www.nzmuseums.co.nz/account/3188/object/545681, updated 21 July, 2015]

Date Made

1914-1919

Subject and Association Keywords

WWI Personal Items

Object Type

Certificate

Object number

1910-950-001

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