Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

COTTRELL REPATRIATED

Advice has been received in Christ; church that the former Canig£ury and All Black footballer, CaptainsI. Cottrell, who has been a P«soner of war since 1942, has been repat£ ated from Germany, and isnow in Britain. Captain Cottrell was captured in Egypt durmg the figbttn| before the Battle of El Alamein ana was a prisoner of war in being transferred to a prison camp in Germany. n^t-din Before he went overseas Captain Cottrell took a leading part in Canterbury Rugby football, both as a. player and an administrator. He represented Canterbury 39 times, and was a New Zealand forward from 1929 to 1932. Later he was a member of the management committee of tne Canterbury Rugby Union.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AS19440930.2.97.44

Bibliographic details

COTTRELL REPATRIATED, Auckland Star, Volume LXXV, Issue 232, 30 September 1944, Supplement

Word Count
119

COTTRELL REPATRIATED Auckland Star, Volume LXXV, Issue 232, 30 September 1944, Supplement

Working