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Samuel Hoy Gowan

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Leading Hand - Fire Watcher BH Co

Date of Death: 08 April 1941

Place of Death: Pollock Dock

Age: 35

Samuel Hoy Gowan lost his life when a parachute mine landed in the Pollock Dock area during the Dockside Raid on the 8th April 1941.

He was the son of Mary and Samuel Gowan and the husband of Margaret Gowan and he is buried in Dundonald Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Fee Daniel 25 Fire Watcher BH Co 08 April 1941 Pollock Dock View
Pollock William Martin 32 Fire Watcher BH Co 08 April 1941 Dock area View

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