Bertie Shiel COWIE

Regimental number40889
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Cowie, c/o J G Laurenson, 109 Highgate, Dunedin
Rank on embarkationSergeant
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 23rd Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT Ruapehu on 14 March 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit3rd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3 (Plot I, Row K, Grave No 9), Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Knox Church, Dunedin. Parents: Margery and the late Peter Cowie, Dunedin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 57, p. 13