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William Henry Cowan

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 7153 AWMM
    • 13/2285 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Anglesea Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Cowan (wife), Anglesea Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • William Cowan was the son of Henry and Sarah Cowan, of Mangatainoka, New Zealand; husband of Kathleen Cowan, of Edward St., Thames, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Hi Brother Rawlings Henry Cowan was killed at Gallipoli 6 months earlier Public - Ian William - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Source came from local archives in Pahiatua - newspaper

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme, France AWMM VI. B. 8. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
22 April 2015Ian WilliamRangitikei New ZealandOther Relative