Harry Walker Cowell enlisted on 11th December 1915, aged 19 years and 7 months. He was 5’10” tall and worked as a labourer at the print works. He was not married and lived at 401 Blackburn Road with his grandfather, James Baxendale and other family members. He was mobilised on 12th August 1916 and from 23rd April 1917 was with the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner (service number: 150809) with 42 and 67 Companies covering both the Inner and Outer Defences at Portsmouth. He does not appear to have gone overseas.
Harry Walker Cowell
Service Number: 150809
Date of Birth: 1896
Date of Death: 1958
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