Edward McGowan, L/Cpl 7917, 8th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Died 24th August 1917 in Belgium, aged 30
Husband of Ellen McGowan, of 33 Church Lane, Wingates, Westhoughton, Bolton.
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Edward’s death was reported in the Macclesfield Times on 28 September 1917.
L/Cpl Edward McGowan has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 115 to 119 and 162A and 163A of the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for L/Cpl Edward McGowan, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.