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John Ashley Cowper

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 156 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 156 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Ashley AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2254 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 March 1880 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    17 March 1880 Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
    John was the son of John and Catherine Cowper. Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File
    New Zealand Birth Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 29A Beresford Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Arthur Harry Cowper (brother), Russell Street, Arch Hill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Balkan and Western Europe Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2254 AWMM
  • Military service
    15 February 1915 - 23 April 1919 Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Private AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    General Labourer Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File
  • Age on enlistment
    34 Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Dean - Other relative - 30 April 2021 - Military Personnel File

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    2 November 1923 Public - Dean - Other relative - 2 May 2021 - Press, Volume LIX, Issue 17912, 5 November 1923, Page 10. https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19231105.2.76
  • Age at death
    43 Public - Dean - Other relative - 2 May 2021 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of death
    Waimakariri River, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Dean - Other relative - 2 May 2021 - Press, Volume LIX, Issue 17912, 5 November 1923, Page 10. https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19231105.2.76
  • Cause of death
    Accidental drowning Public - Dean - Other relative - 2 May 2021 - Press, Volume LIX, Issue 17912, 5 November 1923, Page 10. https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19231105.2.76
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 156 AWMM

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02 May 2021DeanUpper HuttOther relative

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