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Albert Charles Cowdrey

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Halcombe War Memorial, detail (photo Tammy Hart 2011) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowdrey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/711 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 October 1892 AWMM HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 August 1914 AWMM Waitomo Caves, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Cowdrey (father), Stanway, Halcombe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/711 AWMM
  • Military service
    16th Waikato Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 13 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Contractor/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      168 pounds AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Cowdrey, of "The Pines," Halcombe. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Halcombe War Memorial, Halcombe, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM

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  • You were so young to give so much. You would have been proud of your nephew (my father) and his son (my brother) who both served in the NZ Army - in the Manawatu Mounted Rifles and Vietnam. I am sorry I never had the chance to meet you. With love and thoughts from your great niece, Marion
    Public - Marion Dorothy - Other Relative - 18 April 2015

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18 April 2015Marion DorothyNew ZealandOther Relative