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Cowan, John Stewart



Regimental number: 523890
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 1st Field Amb
U of S affiliation at enlistment: had degree or certificate
Killed, died or wounded: killed
Birth: 29 Feb 1892, Manitowaning, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, northwest
Slide number(s): HR-2130, HR-2131

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1916 Pharm 1916 prof exam certificate 1916

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 3 Apr 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: druggist
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 24 years, 1 months
Height (inches): 67.00
Chest expansion (inches): 38.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 4.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
1st Field Amb           
10th Field Amb, CAMC        1917 Nov. 14 KIA


Rank Date Notes


Date of death: 14 Nov 1917
Cause: killed in action


Father: Cowan, Alexander
Father's Address: Maanitowaning, ON, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Yellow Grass  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 2067 - 49
College Building list #: 298
Roll of Honour list #: 48
Roll of Service (1928) #: 13
Long List #: 13

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