George Elder Owler

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
  • Service no: 365627
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 274th Siege Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 34
  • Date of Death: 16.08.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Nieppe Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.A.2.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 1 St Vincent Place, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: Broughty Ferry Corporation
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Charlotte Mary Sullivan (formally Owler) 166 St Vincent Pl, Long Lane, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

More about George Elder Owler

George Owler   365627   Royal Garrison Artillery


On Wednesday Mrs Owler, who is residing with her parents, Mr and Mrs T. Martin, Barngreen, Arbroath, received intimation that her husband, Gunner George Owler, R.G.A., had died in hospital from wounds received in action.  Deceased, who was 34 years of age, was in the employment of Broughty Ferry Corporation.  He went to the front six months ago.

Arbroath Guide 25th August 1917

Scotsmen in the latest casualty lists.

Gunner George Owler, Royal Garrison Artillery, whose widow and three children reside in St Vincent Street, Broughty Ferry.

Dundee Courier 23rd August 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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