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Sidney Cortern Cowherd


Borough Road College

Service number


WW1 rank


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

Date of death

5 October 1916


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


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.


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