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Corporal W Cowan


Harrogate Herald - 25th April 1917

Harrogate and District men who are serving with the Colours at the Front, and are in the Herald list to receive papers every week.

Corporal W R Cowan


Harrogate Herald - 9th May 1917

Roll of Honour

Corporal W Cowan (Canadian Infantry), whose home is 48 Butler Road, Bilton, Harrogate, was wounded last week with shrapnel in the face. He is at present in a hospital in France.


Harrogate Herald - 13th June 1917

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Corporal W Cowan, of 48 Butler Road, Bilton, Harrogate, arrived in England last week, wounded for the second time, but is progressing favourably. He is in St Luke's Hospital, Halifax. He was wounded in the arm with shrapnel this time, and has lost the use of his hand for the time being. It is only a month ago he was wounded before, but he did not go to England.


Harrogate Herald - 20th February 1918

Corporal W Cowan, Canadian Infantry, whose home is at 48 Butler Road, Harrogate, has un undergone an operation for appendicitis. He was taken ill suddenly whilst up the line, and had to be rushed down to the nearest dressing station and operated on immediately. He is still in a very weak state of health, but has arrived at Brighton, England, and is a patient at the Canadian Kitchener Hospital there. He was twice wounded last year.


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