James McGowan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 5590
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 13/11/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 42 Dundonald Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Devina McGowan

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    David, Douglas, George, John McGregor McGowan & Mrs John Simpson

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James McGowan

Two of his brothers both served in the Great War, Cpl John McGregor McGowan, 164153 served with the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps and was awarded the Military Medal 02.11.1917. He survived the war. His other brother Sgt David McGowan 200813, 4/5th Battalion, Black Watch, was killed in action 31.07.1917.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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