LEST WE FORGET

Lieutenant Gerald Henderson COWAN

Service No: 6733
Born: Geraldton WA, April 1896
Enlisted in the Army: 3 July 1916
Unit: No. 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Illness (Broncho-Pneumonia), Longuenesse, France, 22 February 1919, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Longuenesse, Nord Pas de Calais, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert Henderson Cowan and Rosa Howard Cowan, of Hillsview, Narngulu, Western Australia. Born Geraldton, Western Australia
Place of Association: Geraldton WA
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, COWAN G H

Bibliography:

Bennett, J. (John William) Highest Traditions: the history of No. 2 Squadron RAAF, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1995

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