Born: 1898, Ipswich.
Died: 4th December 1918; age 20 – at 21st General Hospital, Egypt.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 17th November 1915 – France.
Rank: Shoeing Smith; Service Number: 885195; Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Battery, 261st Brigade, (T.F).
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery,
1901 39, York Road, Ipswich.
James was 3 years old and living with his mother & siblings.
Edith Emma Cowdell (nee Flegg), 35, a Corset Maker – at home, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Cowdell, 14, a Tailoress, born Ipswich.
Harry Cowdell, 11, born Ipswich.
Edith Helens Cowdell, 8, born Ipswich.
1 nurse child.
1911 26, White Elm Street, Ipswich.
James was 13 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Elizabeth, a Corset Machinist.
Hary, 21, a Plumber’s Mate.
Edith, 18, a Printer’s Machinist.
Sidney Cowdell, 8, born Ipswich.
Halty Ella Cowdell, 5, born Ipswich.
James’s father was Frederick Cowdell, born 1863, Woolwich, Kent – died 1908, St. Olave, Bermondsey, London.