SIS Cowgill, John Felix

The Greatest Raid of All
By C E Lucas Phillips

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Cowgill
  • FORENAME
John Felix
  • UNIT
SIS (Head of Section V - Counter Intelligence)
  • RANK
T/Lieutenant Colonel
  • NUMBER
115079
  • AWARD
Legion of Merit (US),King Haakon VII Liberty Cross (Norway)
  • PLACE
WW2
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit General List
born 11.6.1903 Shireoaks,Nottinghamshire
son of Harry and Agnes Winifred Cowgill
joined Indian Police 25.11.1923
Assistant Superintendent,Bengal 25.11.1923
Personal Assistant to Director of Intelligence Bureau,Government of India March 1930
awarded O.B.E. 1935
commissioned 2Lt General List 3.9.1939
SIS March 1939
Head of SIS Section V 1940 (Major - Lt Colonel)
married Mary Alexander Wares 15.11.1930 Delhi,India
last residence Dovehayes Bourton,Gillingham,Dorset
died 4.7.1991 Gillingham,Dorset
 
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