|Place of birth||Newent, Gloucestershire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Barten, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Mrs Daisy Nash, Newent, Gloucestershire, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/68/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||51st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 9 May 1917; taken on strength, 51st Bn, in the field, 13 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 26 September 1917 (gun shot wound, head); admitted to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, 27 September 1917; transferred to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 27 September 1917; to England, 30 September 1917, and admitted same day to 2nd Birmingham War Hospital, Northfield; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 October 1917; discharged on furlough, 20 October 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 November 1917.
Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 3 December 1917.
Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 18 February 1918.
Found guilty, 25 May 1918, of being absent without leave from midnight, 21 May, till 5.40 am, 23 May 1918: awarded forfeiture of 1 day's pay; total forfeiture: 3 days' pay.
Marched out to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 30 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon' for discharge, 11 December 1918 (premature senility); disembarked Fremantle, 20 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 3 March 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NASH John George Cowdery|