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James Hector Cowie

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant James Hector Cowie

February 9, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/12812

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

15 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of H. M. Cowie, and of Bessie Cowie, of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 506 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. 28. 14.

Location:

BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is located in the north east corner of Brussels in the district of Evere. Follow the E40 Brussels-Luik road in the direction of Brussels and leave at junction 19 signposted Woluwe and Evere. Follow the sign Evere to the right and continue 500 M along the Avenue des Communautes to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight ahead here and down the Avenue Ciceron to turn left around the roundabout at the bottom of the road. The entrance to the BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is then on your right. Follow the main avenue through the cemetery as far as you can go and the Commission plot is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant James Hector Cowie is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant James Hector Cowie is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of JAMES HECTOR COWIE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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