Coggin, John Pedder

BORN HARTLEPOOL, DURHAM, 1885. ELDEST SON OF GEORGE JORDAN COGGIN & ELLEN PEDDER. HIS FATHER DIED IN 1904. HIS MOTHER DIED IN 1921. ONE OF 11 SIBBLINGS, SOME OF WHICH DIED IN INFANCY. A LABOURER. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION AT THE DARDENELLES, 22/08/1915, AGED 32. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY PENSION WENT TO HIS WIDOWED MOTHER AND THEN TO HIS SISTER JANE FOR THE BENEFIT OF HER TWO SONS, HIS NEPHEWS. HS NAMES IS RECORDED THE HELLES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING AT GALLIPOLI. HE WAS ALSO LISTED ON THE BARNSLEY STREET MEMORIAL.
HIS TWIN BROTHER, GEORGE COGGIN, WAS AWARDED THE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL ON 17/06/1918 AND SURVIVED THE WAR. HIS YOUNGER BROTHER PTE, ELIJAH PEDDER COGGIN, 8TH EYR, WAS KILLED AT YPRES, ON 15/06/1916.


First name:
JOHN PEDDER
Military Number:
10423
Rank:
Private
Date Died
22/08/1915
Place died:
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age:
32
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