Harry Gowans

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635041
  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 82nd Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 18.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.28.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 7 Baxter Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Eliza Gowans, 2 Erskine Tce, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Gowans

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Jean Ferrier (formally Gowans) 24 West St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Harry Gowans

Harry is believed to be the brother of Pte Stewart Gowans, 183420, 16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.

Harry Gowans   MM   635041   Royal Field Artillery

GOWANSDied at a Casualty Clearing Station, France, on 18th September, of wounds received in action, 635041 Bdr. Harry Gowans, R.F.A., aged 23, dearly beloved husband of Jean Hill, 7 Baxter Street, and youngest son of the late Alexander Gowans and Mrs Gowans, 2 Erskine Street. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife.

Dundee People’s Journal 5th October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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