Major SAMUEL HENRY COWLEY (photo added)

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Rank Major
Forenames SAMUEL HENRY
Surname COWLEY (photo added)
Initials S H
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 19 July 1944
Age 33
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From HARROW, MIDDLESEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 149280
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers (3rd Infantry Division)
Regiment/Unit attached to 1 Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers (3rd Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location I. A. 14.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF HORACE AND ETHEL COWLEY; HUSBAND OF VIOLET MAY COWLEY, OF HARROW, MIDDLESEX.

Additional Information

 

 

Major SAMUEL HENRY COWLEY was killed on Wednesday 19th July 1944, having just been recently been transferred from 9 Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, to 1 Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borders. His son, also named Samuel Henry Cowley, was born 6 weeks after his death.

 

 

Major SAMUEL HENRY COWLEY and his wife on their wedding day, undated.1

 

 

References
1. Photographs and additional information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Samuel Henry Cowley, Son of Major SAMUEL HENRY COWLEY.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Samuel Henry Cowley, Son of Major SAMUEL HENRY COWLEY.
Additional photographs provided by: Samuel Henry Cowley, Son of Major SAMUEL HENRY COWLEY.
Additional information provided by: Samuel Henry Cowley, Son of Major SAMUEL HENRY COWLEY.

 

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Jason Tanner

RIP Soldier. God bless.

On Thursday, July 2, 2015