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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: William Cowie
Name: Cowie, William
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 2231
Place of Birth: Forfarshire (Scotland)
Next of Kin: Marion Elizabeth Cowie - Mother ; John Street, West End, Uralla, N.S.W.
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Enlistment: 27-Aug-1915
Age at Enlistment: 30
Place of Enlistment: Darwin
Unit: 25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Honours and Awards: Military Medal
Service History: Cowie left Port Darwin with the Fifth Contingent on 16 August 1915 aboard the 'Eastern'. He embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A26 'Armadale' on 18 September 1915. He was wounded in action three times: on 5 August 1916, on 9 March 1917 and on 2 September 1918. He was awarded the Military Medal on 20 September 1917 for conspicuous gallantry at Westhoek Ridge. Cowie returned to Australia on 22 January 1919.
Related link: Nominal Roll
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A26 'Armadale'
Service Record
Black over Blue : the 25th Battalion, AIF at War, 1915-1918 by Bob Doneley. Toowoomba, Qld. : USQ Press, 1997.
Unit War Diary
Military Medal
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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