Allan Cowden, North Staffs

1898 Aug 12. Born Manchester, Lancashire

1901 census at 33, Robert Street, South Manchester

1911 census at 33 Robert Street Chorlton upon Medlock Manchester

1913 Feb 4. Enlisted with 1/7 Manchester Regiment

1915 May 6 Landed in Balkans

1918 Jan 29 Commissioned 2nd Lt North Staffs Regt.

1919 Jul 30. N. Staff. R. Temp.2nd Lt. A. Cowden to be temp. Lt. , with precedence next below E. A. Hill.

1919 Nov 1. N. Staff. R. Temp. Lt.. A. Cowden relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Married Chorlton Lancs. Sarah Maria Woolley

1920 Nov 1. Joined ADRIC with service no 924. Posted to H Coy

1922 Jan 14 discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 May 10 Joined Manchester Police

1923 Mar 15 Leaves UK for Freemantle,, Aus He is a "farmer"

1935 Jan 17. He is in the papers as a plain clothes constable in North Melbourne

1954 Jul 24 Arrives UK from Australia He is "retired"

1954 Nov 23. Returns to Aus from UK

1963 Electoral Roll in Drysdale with wife Sarah Maria

1967 Died Geelong, Victoria, Australia