Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Oliver Cowling

In memory of:

Ordinary Seaman Oliver Cowling

December 1, 1940

HMCS Sagueny 54o40'N 15o20'W

Military Service


Service Number:

V/5657

Age:

22

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. Saguenay

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

April 23, 1918
St. Lambert, Québec

Enlistment:

November 22, 1939
Montreal, Québec

Son of Harry and Alice Cowling, and stepson of Annie Cowling, of St. Lambert Annex, Chambly County, Quebec. Brother of Harry and John. Half-brother of Elizabeth, Winnifred and Stella.

Commemorated on Page 12 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARROW-IN-FURNESS CEMETERY
Lancashire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. 11. C. of E. Joint grave 2593.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of OLIVER COWLING – Oliver Cowling.
  • Photo of OLIVER COWLING – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker – Gravestones of O Cowling & W Goring.  Barrow in Furness Cemetery, UK

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