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Oswald Ferguson Cowie

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oswald Ferguson AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15284 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 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
    John Cowie (father), Oreti, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15284 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 Chef/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of the late John and Elspet Cowie, of 'Cedars', Oreti, Southland. Formerly of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. AWMM
    • Oswald's brother, Robert Ernest Cowie (1886-1950), No. 22232, Private, Wellington Infantry Regiment, suffered gas poisoning and was discharged on 11 November 1918. Public - Paul - Researcher - 21 April 2022 - Military Personnel File

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 February 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, Nord, France AWMM V.A.7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      37: 10 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM
    • Hickford, Paul, They Marched to War, 2019, pp. 17 & 320. Public - Paul - Researcher - 25 April 2021 - Tribute to Bank of New Zealand staff and their families.

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21 April 2022PaulAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
19 March 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher

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