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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hugh Bowie

In memory of:

Private Hugh Bowie

December 15, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


190th Bn.

Additional Information


August 8, 1876
Greenock, Scotland


April 19, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of James and Jane M. Bowie, of Greenock, Scotland; husband of Annie (née Bell) Bowie, father of Margaret, Jeanie, Hugh, Violet, Douglas and Robert of Carman, Manitoba. He had service in Canada only and was discharged 1 May 1917 at medically unfit. He was a baker by trade, engineer, played football and crickett and played the organ and piano.

Commemorated on Page 604 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec D, Lot 3525.1/2


The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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