PrivateCOWGILL, HERBERT

Service Number 205207

Died 11/10/1917

Aged 28

1st/5th Bn.
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Cowgill, of Slaithwaite, Yorks.; husband of Isabel Cowgill, of 16, Hardend, Marsden, Yorks.

Inscription

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

Buried at NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY

Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Number of casualties: 1616

Cemetery/memorial reference: IV. D. 12.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.