Ernest White Gow

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: November 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 202881
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Israel/Palestine
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 19.04.1917
  • Burial Country: Israel/Palestine
  • Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XXXI.C.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 37 Arbroath Rd, Dundee
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  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Charles Gow

  • Siblings:

    Ann H. Wood & George

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Ernest White Gow

Ernest Gow   202881   Royal Scots Fusiliers


Mr Charles Gow, grocer, Albert Street, Dundee, has been officially informed that his elder son, Private Ernest Gow, Royal Scots Fusiliers, has been missing since 19th April.

Private Gow, who is 23 years of age, joined the army in November, 1915.  He was first attached to the Royal Engineers, but was afterwards transferred to the Royal Scots Fusiliers, with whom he went to Egypt in January.

Another of Mr Gow’s sons, George, was wounded in May last, and is now serving in Ireland.

Dundee Courier 15th May 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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