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James George Cowan

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James George AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/28 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 Globe Hill, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Alice Mary Cowan (mother), 69 Main Road, North-east Valley, Dunedin, 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
    WWI 8/28 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
    Mentioned in General Ian Hamilton's despatch of 20th May 1915. (Commander Meditterranean Expeditionary Force). AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs A M Cowan of Rotomanu, West Coast, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM Special Memorial 16 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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20 August 2019AndrewAuckland, NZOther
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