condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Richard Henry Cowley

Portrait of Richard Henry Cowley, Auckland Weekly News, 27 May 1915. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19150527-39-39. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Richard Henry Cowley, Auckland Weekly News, 27 May 1915. Sir George Grey Special Collect …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/523 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 H.E. Cowley (father), Oxford Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/523 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Richard Cowley was the husband of Dorothy Agnes Raynsford (formerly Cowley), of 38 Cowper Rd., Wimbledon, Surrey, England. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    13 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme, France AWMM I. A. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland AWMM
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Richard Henry Cowley by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Richard Henry Cowley

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 January 2016AWMMAucklandResearcher

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.