|Unit||2/22nd Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Conflict/Operation||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||Second World War, 1939-1947|
|Date of Death||23 January 1942|
|Place of Death||Rabaul, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea|
|Cause of Death||Presumed|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea|
|Source||AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)|
Roll of Honour Ronald James Cowan
Location on the Roll of Honour
Ronald James Cowan's name is located at panel 48 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
Ronald James Cowan's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Mon 24 January 2022 at 2:11am
- Sat 30 April 2022 at 10:08pm
- Fri 01 July 2022 at 2:14am
- Mon 26 September 2022 at 8:23pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.