Edward Gorman Cowan

Edward G Cowan
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 331373
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 27/09/1917
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.)
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cowan of 7 Harriet Street, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of John Cowan, 7 Harriet Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father John Cowan.
1901 census information:
Address: 22 Harriet Street, Rutherglen.
Father: John (30) fireman, born about 1871 in England.
Mother: Janet (27) born about 1874 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Lenora (7) born about 1894 in Rutherglen.
Self: Edward (5) born about 1896 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Janet G (5 months) born about 1900 in Rutherglen.
1901 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises John 40, Janet 37, Leanora 17, Edward 15, Janet 10, Agnes 8 and Isabella 1.

Also commemorated on the memorial at East Parish Church, Rutherglen.