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Pte James Cowie, within Lowson Memorial Church, Forfar

 
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:21 pm    Post subject: Pte James Cowie, within Lowson Memorial Church, Forfar Reply with quote

In memory of Pte James Cowie. A tapestry/needlepoint of The Last Supper, rendered by his sister.
Plaque reads "Presented by Miss Mary Cowie in memory of her brother James killed Ypres September 1917. Dedicated 24th June 1990"




CWGC record

COWIE, JAMES MYLES

Rank:Private
Service No:S/16991
Date of Death:28/09/1917
Regiment/Service:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn.
Panel Reference:Panel 94 to 96.
Memorial:TYNE COT MEMORIAL

SNWM record

Surname COWIE
Firstname James Myles
Service Number S/16991
Date Death 28/09/1917
Place of birth Carmyllie Forfarshire
8th Bn THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F.& F.

Some additional info from the Scots at War Trust site

Cowie, James Myles, Private, 8th Battalion Black Watch, Number S/16991. Born on 9th June 1899 at Blackmuir, Carmyllie, Angus, son of David Cowie and Janet Smith Myles of Muiredge, Carmyllie. Insurance Agent for the Prudential Insurance Company, Forfar. Married Sarah Smith on 2nd December 1910. Father of David, Nan and Alexina. Enlisted Perth September 1915. Stretcher Bearer. Killed in action with seven other stretcher bearers when the pill box that they were sheltering in near Railway Wood took a direct hit. His name is recorded on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 95. Name submitted by his Grandson.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 5:36 pm    Post subject: Elizabeth Gordon Cowie is the only sister listed Reply with quote

Elizabeth Gordon Cowie
Birth Oct 19 1890 in Backmuir, Carmyllie, Angus.
I checked on Ancestry and found the family.
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