John (Jack) Dalzell McDowell

John (Jack) Dalzell McDowell
Rank: Private
Service No: 1584
Date of Death: 11/05/1915
Theatre of Death: Gallipoli Peninsula
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry (13th Bn.)
Cemetery: Quinn’s Post Cemetery, ANZAC

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of J. McDowell, 25 Mitchell Drive, Rutherglen.
Australian Attestation Papers information: Born in Rutherglen. Trade – farm hand. NOK father John McDowell, 25 Mitchell Drive, Rutherglen. Enlisted – 26/12/1914. Referred to in a letter as Jack.
1901 census information:
Address: 31 Wardlaw Avenue, Rutherglen.
Father: John (46) cotton goods merchant, born about 1855 in Ireland.
Mother: Marion (38) born about 1863 in England.
Self: John D (10) born about 1891 in Glasgow.
Brother: Thomas L (9) born about 1892 in Glasgow.
Sister: Mary D (7) born 1894 about in Rutherglen.
Sister: Agnes B (3) born about 1898 in Rutherglen.

Evening Times 17/6/1915

Newspaper transcript – Private Jace McDowell of the Australian Expeditionary Force has been killed at the front. He stayed with his parents at High Crossbill, Rutherglen, prior to leaving this country at the end of last year.

Also commemorated on the memorial at Stonelaw High School, Rutherglen.