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: 5590
- Rank: Private
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 42 Dundonald Street, Dundee
Davina McGowan, c/o McGregor, 135 Banuga St, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
David, Douglas, George, John McGregor McGowan & Mrs John Simpson
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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