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Gowans, J.W., Cpl., 1916
On the Thiepval Memorial is the name of 4881 Corporal John William Gowans, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 26/09/1916.

Margaret Allison reports that in 1911 he lived at 98 Maple Street, Ashington, and was aged 31 when he died.

He is remembered in Ashington on A17.01 (A17.27) and A17.43

The CWGC entry for Corporal Gowans

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