Cameron badge4th Battalion
The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
"Keep 'em Moving"
2927510 L/Cpl. Andrew McGowan    poppy
2927510 McGowan Headstone

2927510 Lance Corporal Andrew McGowan  1911 - 1942
. R.I.P.

Joiner, 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)
2927510 Lance-Corporal Andrew McGowan. 4th battalion Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
                2927510 Andrew McGowan2927510 Andrew McGowan2927510 Andrew McGowan. Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
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 Queens Own Cameron Highlanders2927510 Andrew McGowan. ( Standing )

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