1. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.119
2. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour3A GQS

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Early Life :

4 Chatsworth Street, Sunderland (1907)
Council Clerk (1911)

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: Not Yet Known 


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Detail :

The North East War Memorial Project shows: Cowey, Joseph. Bombardier/A/Cpl 14th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds, France, 29th August 1918. Aged 34/36. Husband of Gertrude Cowey of this Town. Son of Mary and William Cowey of Sunderland. (Lived with wife in Maida Vale, London). Born West Wylam, Northumberland. Buried Bagneux British Military Cemetery, France.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Wearmouth No. 2934 E.C.Durham
Joined : Palatine No. 97 E.C. Durham

14th October 1907
11th November 1907
13th December 1907

The spelling of the name against the roll is incorrect: Cowie = Cowey. Joseph joined Palatine Lodge from Wearmouth Lodge No. 2934 on the 14th December 1911, shortly after resignation from this mother lodge in November 1911. From the records of United Grand Lodge for Palatine Lodge, Joseph was engaged in war service for 5 years before being "Killed in action".

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