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Bertie Shiel Cowie

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Headstone of Private Bertie Shiel Cowie (40889). Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vlamertinge, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAN0178). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Bertie Shiel Cowie (40889). Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vlamertinge, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertie Shiel AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 January 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Cowie (mother), care of J.G. Laurenson, 109 Highgate, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40889 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Reporter/Civilian 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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  • Bertie Cowie was the son of Margery and the late Peter Cowie, of Dunedin, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 5 October 1917 AWMM
      Age 23 AWMM
      BelgiumEurope AWMM
    • 5 October 1917 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 23 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vlamertinge, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM I. K. 9. AWMM
    • Northern Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 181, Plot 7 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 October 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
23 January 2015AllanDunedinResearcher

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