Badge Number: 11342, Sub Branch: Lockleys


Service Number: 283
Enlisted: 7 January 1915, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: Australian Employment Company
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 18 September 1879
Home Town: Lockleys, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Market Gardener
Died: Natural causes, North Adelaide, South Australia, 2 July 1965, aged 85 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Henley Fulham Uniting Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 283, 27th Infantry Battalion, Oaklands, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 283, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Geelong embarkation_ship_number: A2 public_note: ''
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 283, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
18 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 283, Australian Employment Company

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No.283 Lance Corporal Percy Cowell, born Norwood 18 September 1879. Enlisted 27th Battalion 7 January 1915. Served France and Belgium, Wounded in action 4 October 1917, returned to Australia 1919.