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: 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 7 Baxter Street, Dundee
Eliza Gowans, 2 Erskine Tce, Dundee
Jean Ferrier (formally Gowans) 24 West St, Dundee
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
GOWANS―Died 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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