Reproduction of portrait of Lt Cozens
Reproduction of portrait of Lt Cozens 2015.7.1, copied 06/2021.

Portrait – Lt Alfred Charles Westbrook Cozens

Reproduction of a framed oil portrait of Lieutenant Alfred Charles Westbrook Cozens RNVR. The original painting was donated by Beryl Simpson, caregiver to Charles & Mary Cozens in their old age.

Lt Cozens, a New Zealander born in Parnell, Auckland served in motor boats during World War One. Service included time in Habour Defence Motor Launch 142. A painting of ML142 is displayed in the A D Boyle Room. Cozens British War Medal is also on display in the Navy Museum. Cozens was Mentioned-in-Despatches in the London Gazette 24th May 1919 for services in actions with enemy submarines.