Grimsby Newspapers
Official report on Private Ewart Cowan's death
Grimsby Independent, 19 Dec 1917, p. 1

Media Type:
Item Type:
Complete transcription of letter to Mrs. Cowan is included in article.
Date of Publication:
19 Dec 1917
Date Of Event:
9 Apr 1917
Personal Name(s):
Cowan, Ewart M.
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Mrs. William Cowan, Grimsby, has received the official report of her own son, Pte. Ewart M. Cowan, who was killed in action on April 9, 1917. The location of the grave is a half mile south of Givenchy and four and a quarter miles southwest of Lens, France. A wooden cross with all particulars of the deceased inscribed thereon has been erected in his memory. ... Pte. Cowan's body was found on the field of battle and buried in the 11th Can. Infantry Brigade Burying Ground at Vimy Ridge, grave No. 162 ...

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Official report on Private Ewart Cowan's death