This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/5225
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Anson Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 14.03.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XXXI.G.14.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: Twine Polisher, Bowbridge Works, Dundee
Helen Cowans, 76 Dudhope St, Dundee
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DUNDEE A.B. DIES OF WOUNDS.
Intimation has been received by Mrs Cowans, 76 Dudhope Street, Dundee, that her son, James Cowans, A.B., Royal Naval Division, died of wounds on 14th March. Previous to enlisting A. B. Cowans was employed as a twine polisher with J. & A. D. Grimond, Limited, Bowbridge Works, Dundee. A twin brother of deceased is at present serving with the Indian Expeditionary Force.
Dundee Courier 20th March 1918
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