Robert COWAN 

31st Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 595.

Died  26 September 1920, Mackay, Queensland, Australia.

Biographical Details

Born: abt. 1881 at Barkill ?, England.

Father: ?.

Mother: Janet ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 21 February 1916 at Rockhampton, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

18 May 1916 with 41st  Battalion, C Company at Sydney, NSW on Ship H.M.A.T. A64 "Demosthenes".

Returned to Australia: 10 June 1919 while serving with 31st Infantry Battalion.

Cause of Death: Cause unknown on

26 September 1920 at Mackay, Queensland, Australia at the age of 39 years.

Burial place: Mackay Cemetery, Queensland, Australia, Section Presbyterian 1, Row 13,

Grave No. 4990.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. Janet Cowan, Mirani, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 118,  Australian War Memorial;


Other Sources/Acknowledgements:  



If you can supply any further information or photographs on the above please contact us by EMAIL.
  Mackay Historical Society


Mackay Historical Society and Museum Incorporated 2001-2011.
Page created 06 May 2011.
last updated 06 May 2011 .
Site maintained by Glen Hall