Topic: Cornelius Frederick BOWE

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Declared age on Enlistment: 26 years.

Brother John William Regimental number 69564,

Brother Patrick James Regimental No 5007.

Was prominent in Hockey, Football & Cricket.

Parents buried Foxton Cemetery.

Hair: Dark                                 Eyes: Gray

Height: 5' 8½"                           Complexion: Dark.

Weight: 154lb                           Chest: 36"- 39".

Previously served in Military Corps in Foxton while it existed.


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Cornelius Frederick BOWE

Date of birth:25 March 1888
Date of death:05 April 1917
Place of birth:Foxton, New Zealand
Awards:1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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Occupation:Farming for Thomas Bowe, Moutoa, Foxton
Last known residence:Moutoa
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:France
Buried where:St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery. 11. C. 15
Spouses name:Unmarried
Children:, , , , and
Fathers name:Thomas Bowe
Fathers date of death:15 October 1925
Mothers name:Ellen Frances (née O'Sullivan)
Mothers date of death:4 June 1944
Parents date of marriage:1878
Siblings:John William , Patrick James, Annie Frances , Thomas, Eileen Margaret (d 1901), and Joseph Francis (d 1895)
Parents place of marriage:NZ
Theatres of war:Gallipoli, France
Place of embarkation:Wellington on 'Maunganui'
War memorial:Foxton, Foxton School, Moutoa Gates
Place enlisted:Trentham
Christian names:Cornelius Frederick
Service number:2/1756
Religion:Roman Catholic
Date enlisted:19 April 1915
Final rank:Gunner
Regiment or service:NZ Field Artillery 5th
Embarkation date:13 June 1915
User reference:10.217