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Henry Percy COWLES

Regimental number1825
Place of birthThornton Heath, Surrey, England
SchoolNelson College, Blackheath, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address47 Blackshaw Road, Tooting, England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E Cowles, 47 Blackshaw Road, Tooting, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1918
Place of death or woundingQuerrieu near Corbie, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Charlotte COWLES; husband of Agnes E. COWLES, 17 Walrond Street, Mitcham Lane, Streatham, London, England. Native of London
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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