68369 Captain George MacDonald ROWAN, Royal Artillery: 23/08/1940

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Remembering Today

    Casualty Details
    Rank: Captain
    Service No: 68369
    Date of Death: 23/08/1940
    Age: 24
    Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
    Grave Reference: Uncons. Plot. Grave 1576.
    Additional Information:
    Son of R. Houston Rowan and Elizabeth S. L. Rowan, of Greenock, Renfrewshire.
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    George Macdonald Rowan
    in the England, Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976
    Name: George Macdonald Rowan
    Father's name: R Houston Rowan
    Death Date: 28 Aug 1940

    George Rowan
    in the UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: George Rowan
    Given Initials: G M
    Rank: Captain
    Death Date: 23 Aug 1940
    Number: 68369
    Birth Place: Renfrewshire
    Residence: Renfrewshire
    Regiment at Enlistment: Royal Artillery
    Branch at Enlistment: Royal Artillery
    Theatre of War: United Kingdom
    Regiment at Death: Royal Artillery
    Branch at Death: Royal Artillery

    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995

    Name: George Macdonald Rowan
    Death Date: 23 Aug 1940
    Death Place: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    Probate Date: 26 Nov 1940
    Registry: Llandudno

    Interesting how the Roll of Honour, CWGC and Probate have his death as 23 Aug, yet Andrews has it as 28 Aug - perhaps someone needed to go to Spec....... whatever they are called (no advertising here, there are other suppliers of optical instruments that help people see better)


    Edited to add:
    Opppps forgot to add

    George M Rowan in the England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: George M Rowan
    Birth Date: abt 1916
    Date of Registration: Sep 1940
    Age at Death: 24
    Registration district: New Forest
    Inferred County: Hampshire

    Volume: 2b
    Page: 1903
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  3. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    From the Loretto School Roll of Honour 1939-1945
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  4. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    I can confirm he went to France with 77 Field Regiment. May 1940 diary below
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