|Place of birth||Laura, South Australia|
|Address||Booleroo Centre, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A M Cowan, Laura, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of burial||St. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 34, Grave No. 3), Rouen, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated on District of Laura Roll of Honor: 'For King & Empire'(now located in Rocky River Historic & Art Society).|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 22 January 1916 (mumps); discharged, 7 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 April 1916.
Taken on strength, 10th Bn, in the field, 26 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 25 July 1916 (gun shot wound, left knee, thigh and arm), and admitted to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen.
Died of wounds, 14 August 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GROVES John Farthing|