William Gow

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/2160
  • Rank: Corporal
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 20.04.1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 25 to 63

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Carnoustie
  • Address: 70 Caldrum St, Dundee
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More about William Gow

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial.

William Gow   3/2160   Black Watch

GOW___Killed in action on the 20th April, 1916, Corporal William Gow, aged 21 years, Black Watch, 70 Caldrum Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 20th May 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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