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: Dundee
- Service no: 3/2160
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Carnoustie
- Address: 70 Caldrum St, Dundee
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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