DescriptionWESTOE DOCTOR'S SON DIES FROM WOUNDS. Major Williams Gowans, 1st Batt. King's Own Yorkshire Artillery, son of Dr. William Gowans, J.P., of Westoe Village, South Shields, who has died from wounds sustained during the heavy fighting on April 29. Five brothers of Major Gowans serving as officers in H.M. Forces. This photograph was published in the Illustrated Chronicle on the 6th of May 1915. During the Great War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England, which had been in the news. The photographs were sent in by relatives and give us a glimpse into the past. The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises bound volumes of the newspaper from 1910 to 1925. We are keen to find out more about the people in the photographs. If you recognise anyone in the images or have any stories or information to add please comment below. Copies of this photograph may be ordered from us, for more information see: http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above to help speed up your order.
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