Service No: 504764
Date of Death: 09/07/1917
Theatre of Death: HMS ‘Princess Irene’
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Reserve (HMS ‘Princess Irene’)
Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial
Rutherglen Lore information: Petty Officer, Princess Irene. Nephew of Mrs. McKnight, 2 Clydeview Place, Rutherglen.
Merchant Seamen’s Medal Records information: Place of birth – Glasgow. DOB – 1885.
*Recorded on Cenotaph as McGown however records for the Princess Irene show it as McGowan.