Sydney Lewis COWELL

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COWELL, Sydney Lewis

Service Number: 578
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Apsley, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Auburn, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 15 August 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row A, Grave 1 Headstone inscription reads: At rest
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 578, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 578, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 578, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 578, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli, Slight wound to the hip

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arthur Alexander Cowell and Jessie Lennox Cowell; husband of Emma Cowell of Stanhope Street, Daylesford, Victoria formerly of 19 Bayview Avenue, Auburn, Victoria and father of Sidney Ormond Cowell

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal