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COWIE, D M - Captain

Captain
DONALD MACARTHUR (D M) COWIE

  • Canadian Fallen Soldier - Captain DONALD MACARTHUR COWIE
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    DONALD MACARTHUR (D M) COWIE

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    DONALD MACARTHUR (D M) COWIE
    31 May 1912
    Neudorf, Saskatchewan, Canada
    3 October 1941 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CA
    Assistant Principal at Mayfair School
    Captain
    Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa
    18 September 1944
    KIA
    32 years
    CALAIS CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY (Leubringhen)
    8. B. 3.
    World War II
  • Captain DONALD MACARTHUR COWIE's Story

  • Born
    31 May 1912 in Neudorf, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Occupation
    Worked as a Assistant Principal at Mayfair School prior to enlisting.
    Enlisted
    3 October 1941 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | Age: 29 years
    Buried
    18 September 1944 - CALAIS CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY (Leubringhen) | Age: 32 years
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Interesting Facts

  • Son of James Edward and Rhoda M. Cowie; husband of Margaret Mary Cowie, of Saskatoon, SK. Brother of J. Merritt Cowie, Rhoda Tufts and Marion Cowie. Predeceased by his older sister, Rosalie Roberts, who died in 1943. Born in Neudorf, SK. Attended the University of Saskatchewan where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree and became a champion at track and other sports. Soon after graduating he became a teacher, and then moved on to become the Assistant Principal at the Mayfair School in Saskatoon.

     
    Enlisted in October 1941 with the Saskatchewan Light Infantry, where he spent one and a half years at Three Rivers as an instructor before shipping out to England and transferring to the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa.

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Fallen Soldiers from Neudorf Saskatchewan, Canada

Fallen Comrades of the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa


Fallen Soldiers buried in CALAIS CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY (Leubringhen)