John Grave Gowan

John Grave Gowan

Birth 1874 Death 16th Aug 1915 Captain
Essex Regiment (Territorial)

Personal Details

Place of Birth Whitehaven
Residence at Enlistment
Residence (Roll of Honour) 4 Jacktrees Cottage, Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census Gordon Volunteer Club House, Gordon Rd, Ilford, Essex
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Treasurer/Accountant
Place of Work Ilford Urban District Council
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Charles & Elizabeth Gowan (nee Grave)
Siblings Charles , Ada M , Joseph W, Elizabeth ,Raymond
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour Brother Raymond Gowan 16th Bttn . Canandian Infantry(Manitoba Regt)


The 1914-15 Star
The 1914-15 Star
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Essex Regiment (Territorial)
Battalion at Enlistment 1/4th
Rank at Enlistment Captain
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 41
Date of Death 16th Aug 1915
Regiment at Death Essex Regiment (Territorial)
Battalion/Vessel at Death 1st/4th
Rank at Death Captain
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death
Field of Action at Death Dardenelles
Place of Death Suvla
Battle at Death Battle of Suvla Bay
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial AZMAK CEMETERY, SUVLA
Grave Position I. H. 1.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-john-grave/
Grave/Memorial Country Turkey
Private Memorial St Johns War Memorial/Methodists church Cleator Moor


Notes Mrs Gowan and the Late Charles Gowan. Moved to Ilford due to work.
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