The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
"Keep 'em Moving"
|2927510 L/Cpl. Andrew McGowan|
2927510 Lance Corporal Andrew McGowan 1911 - 1942 . R.I.P.
TAKEN FROM HIS DEATH CERTIFICATEJoiner, 10 Elvan Street, Shettleston, Glasgow. At date of death a soldier serving with the 4th Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders stationed at Alnwick as a Motor Cycle Dispatch Rider, L/cpl. No. 2927510. The cause of death, shock and injuries sustained by the deceased whilst riding a military motor cycle on the highway (Little Mill to Craster Road) at Craster Pillars Cross Roads, Craster on 18/10/42. Where he collided with an Army truck driven by 2983138 Private Joseph Hutton.
(Pte. Hutton would be killed whilst serving with 2nd battalion Queens Own Cameron Highlanders in Italy, 1945)
Possibly taken in Aruba, West Indies. 4th battalion returned to the UK March 1942 for training in England and the Shetlands and was redesignated 2nd battalion in December 1942.
|2927510 Andrew McGowan. ( Standing )|
|Contents Page||Previous Page||Next Page: Can you help with information?|