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Sydney Francis Cowan

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 9/2060 AWMM
    • WWII 3/17/250 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    11 June 1893 Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    St Andrews, South Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
    Parents: Charles Joseph and Marion Campbell (nee Shove) Cowan. Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - New Zealand Births, Deaths and Marriages and NZSG Kiwi Index, Version 1.
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    At Bank of New Zealand Christchurch in 1940. Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Archives
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.J. Cowan (father), Station House, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 9/2060 AWMM
    • WWII 3/17/250 AWMM
  • Military service
    1 year 262 days. Discharged 6 August 1917. Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • 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 Banker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Joined Bank of New Zealand 13 September 1909 and at Invercargill branch on enlistment. Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Archives
  • 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
    Suffered gunshot wound to chest and shoulder. Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    6 April 1945 Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Age at death
    51 Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of death
    Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Paul - Researcher - 18 March 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Bank of New Zealand officers who enlisted for military service in the First World War. Research completed by Paul Hickford (2014-2017). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      26: 5 AWMM

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18 March 2015PaulWest Auckland, New ZealandResearcher
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