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Stephen Glanville Cowles

Photograph of Lieutenant Stephen Glanville Cowles 44185. Image kindly provided by Bernice Brooks. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Lieutenant Stephen Glanville Cowles 44185. Image kindly provided by Bernice Brooks. Im …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stephen Glanville AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Steve AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44185 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 March 1882 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Mrs M. M. Cowles (wife), 36 Matai Road, Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    1912 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    Mary Marguerite Kerslake AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44185 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 2 February 1917 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Shipping agent/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Steve as he was known was severely gassed while serving in France in the First World War, he was invalided home on board the SS Mokoia on the 30th May 1918 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    7 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 61 AWMM
    Hataitai (Wellington) AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Evening Post, Volume CXXXVII, Issue 57, 8 March 1944, Page 1. "Cowles - On March 7, 1944, at his residence, 36 Matai Rd, Hataitai(suddenly), Stephen Glaville, dearly-loved husband of Mary Marguerite Cowles and father of John and Ken; in his 62nd year." AWMM
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