- Surnames starting with the letter C. 

Arthur Cowan

Rank:DriverNumber:T/75846
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:501st Inf. Bde Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:18/09/1944Age:34
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Adegem Canadian Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1910 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/659, the son of John Frederick & Sarah Elizabeth Cowan (nee
Carruthers).

1911 Census - 4 Oak Grove, Urmston.   Son - aged: 1 - born: Urmston.   
Head of household - John Frederick Cowan - Married - aged: 33 - occ:
Coppersmith (Electrical) - born:Manchester.  Also - Sarah Elizabeth Cowan -
Wife - aged: 33 - born: Salford.   Plus3 elder siblings.

Married Ethel May Gwendoline Dean duering the December quarter 1932 in the
Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/1134.

1939 National Registration - No Trace (presumably serving in the Forces).  
His wife Ethel, was residing at 6 Piper Hill Avenue, Manchester.   Ethel
M.G. Cowan - Married - born:10th October 1914 - occ: Presser Down Quilts. 
There were two redacted records - their children perhaps?).

Joined the Metro-Vicker's Company as an Assembler in August 1926 and
employed in the Meter Assembly Department.    Joined the Territorial Army
and mobilised in September 1939, later posted to North West Europe.    KinA
in North West Europe in September 1944.

CWGC - Son of John Frederick and Sarah Elizabeth Cowan; husband of Ethel
May Gwendoline Cowan of Old Trafford Manchester.

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
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