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Sidney Cortern Cowherd

Sidney Cortern Cowherd

Course

Attended Borough Road College, 1915-1917

Service number

5212

WW1 rank

Private

London Regiment, Prince of Wales’ Own Civil Service Rifles, 1st Battalion

Date of death

5 October 1916

Buried/memorial

Thiepval Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Pier and Face 13 C)

Biography

Private Sidney Cortern Cowherd was the son of John and Elizabeth Janet Cowherd. He attended Borough Road College, though nothing is known of his time at the college, or if he finished his studies. Cowherd fought with the 1st Battalion London Regiment, and in the Borough Road College ROH is listed as “killed whilst doing rescue work”. His date of death is listed as 5 October 1916, he was 20 years old.

Sources

Entry on p.88 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1918 Annual Report