David Cowles


Submitted by Carol Cooper.

David was Carol’s great uncle.

Born at Worsborough Dale on 30/5/1882. He was living at 16 Ravensworth road, Carbrook, Sheffield when he joined the army aged 32 in 1915.
He was Private # 13508 6th East Yorkshire Battalion.
6th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers) East Yorkshire regiment
Formed at Beverley on 27 August 1914 as part of K1 and came under orders of 32nd Brigade, 11th (Northern) Division.
December 1914 : became the Pioneer Battalion to the Division.
1 July 1915 : sailed from Avonmouth for Gallipoli via Mudros and landed at Suvla Bay 7/8/1915.
David was reported missing Suvla Bay, Dardanelles, on Monday 9/8/1915. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Panel 51-54.

David Cowles, centre back row










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