Cockshell BEM (Cr) Cyril

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Type of person Individual
Date of birth 21-7-1913
Place of birth Peterborough


Date of death 10-4-2001

Cyril Arthur Cockshell B.E.M. was elected as Gawler Councillor for Willaston Ward 1974 to 1980.

(B.E.M. = The British Empire Medal is a British medal awarded for meritorious civil or military service worthy of recognition by the Crown.)

He married Margaret Dympna Teresa Schwerdt [always known as Dympna]. She was born 30-8-1915 and died c10-11-2010. Their children were:

Mary 7-11-37

Elaine 25-4-41 who married Bob Phillips (born 29-8-37 and who passed away 7-8-2017)

Ray 5-11-49, and

Cyril 30-6-55.

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1992 Gawler Citizen of the Year Awarded to Cyril Cockshell B.E.M.
1992 Gawler Citizen of the Year Awarded to Cyril Cockshell B.E.M.
Cyril Cockshell, Colin Lienert, Les Pfitzner, seated Syd Dawkins, Don Barkley 1988 all past presidents of Gawler Show Society
Cyril Cockshell, Colin Lienert, Les Pfitzner, seated Syd Dawkins, Don Barkley 1988 all past presidents of Gawler Show Society

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Probus Club of Gawler, Past Presidents -
Probus Club of Gawler, Past Presidents -


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