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Frederick COWEY

Regimental number1808
Place of birthNorwood South Australia
SchoolCoolgardie State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationToolsmith
AddressBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary B Cowey, 131 Bourke Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted April 1916
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 8), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fred and Catherine COWEY; husband of M. COWEY, 216 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia. Native of New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: [368] 2nd Lt George Eyre POWELL MM, 28th Bn, killed in action, 26 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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