war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Short Service.
Three Years with the Colours.
Attestation of
No. 319 - Albert Thomas Cowell - Corps. General Service.
Albert Thomas Cowell.
Parish of Dambridge? near Canterbury Kent.
Age 20 years - 7 months.
Trade. Labourer.
Joined at Canterbury 30/8/14.
The Buffs attested Pte. 26/8/14.
6th Battalion. Posted Pte. 29/8/14.
6th Battalion died of wounds. Pte. 19/3/16.
Father Albert Cowell - age 65 - Church Street, Nonington.
Mother - Ellen Cowell - age 59. Address as above. She stated that she was very grateful to receive her son's British medal, and requested permission to wear it, however the response on 28 January 1921 from th Infantry Records office was that they were not authorised to grant this.

Brothers Full Blood - None.
Brothers Half Blood.
James E. Young - age 38 - The Mount, New Road, Chatham.
Sisters Full Blood.
Harriett Hannah Farbrace - age 31. Wingham, Canterbury.
Nellie Sarah Partridge - age 29. Pett Farm, Bridge.
Emily Annie Cowell - age 23. Church Street, Nonington.

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