Raymond Gowan

Raymond Gowan

Birth 20 October 1889 Death 1st Oct 1918 Private
Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regt)
Service #701292

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor
Residence at Enlistment Arlington Hotel,Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Residence (Roll of Honour) 5 Earl Street, Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census 5 Earl Street, Cleator Moor
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Printer/Compositer
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Charles & Elizabeth (nee Grave) Gowan
Siblings John G , Charles , Ada M , Joseph W, Elizabeth
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour Brother to John G Gowan 1/4 th Bttn Essex Regiment (Territorial)


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

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regt)
Battalion at Enlistment 16th
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 701292
Date of Enlistment 1 June 1916
Place of Enlistment Winnipeg Manitoba
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 31
Date of Death 1st Oct 1918
Regiment at Death Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regt)
Battalion/Vessel at Death 16th
Rank at Death Private
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 701292
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death
Battle at Death Battle of the Canal du Nord
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial Vimy Memorial
Grave Position
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1568516/gowan,-raymond/
Grave/Memorial Country
Private Memorial St Johns War Memorial/Methodists church Cleator Moor


Link #1 https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/1568516?Raymond%20Gowan
Link #2 https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=423660
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