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John Alexander Cowley

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Portrait of John Alexander Cowley, Auckland Weekly News, 24 August 1916. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19160824-41-33. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alex AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3287 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 November 1891 Military Personnel File Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 2 Wharf Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 William Cowley (father), 2 Wharf Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3287 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    • 7 July 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action, France AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Cowley was the son of William and Lydia Cowley, of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM A. 26. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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