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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Mowat

In memory of:

Private John Mowat

June 5, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

622294

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


Son of Samuel Mowat, of Quogdale, Hoy, Orkney, Scotland. Born at Hoy.

Commemorated on Page 139 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IXA. E. 7.

Location:

HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY is located 4 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 3.6 Km along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • newspaper clipping– Clipping from local newspaper 'The Orcadian' about John Mowat's disappearance in June 1916.

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