We remember Gilbert Rowan

We remember Gilbert Rowan

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Timeline

Timeline

1875
sibling Henry Rowan Source:8499646 1875
1878
sibling Margaret Rowan Source:8499646 1878
1880
sibling Flora Rowan Source:8499646 1880
1882
sibling Catherine Rowan Source:8499646 1882
1884
sibling Mary Rowan Source:8499646 1884
1886
birth Bothwell, Lanarkshire United Kingdom Source:8499646 1886
1888
sibling Donald S Rowan Source:8499646 1888
1891
sibling John G Rowan Source:8499646 1891
1891
location Muirhead, Beath, Fife United Kingdom parents address Source:8499646 1891
1906
service British Army Second Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 6th (Fifeshire) Volunteer Battalion Source:8499636 7th November 1906
1908
service British Army Second Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8499639 1st April 1908 - 14th June 1913
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8499641 12th February 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8499630 29th July 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3837012 29th July 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded - remained at duty Hospital/Institution Source:8499630 3rd August 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Source:8499692 26th October 1915
1916
service British Army Temporary Captain Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Source:8499707 18th January 1916 - 19th July 1916
1916
service British Army Acting Captain Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Source:8499711 8th September 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Source:8499716 14th June 1917
1917
service British Army Acting Major attached to the Royal Engineers Source:8499717 23rd June 1917 - 26th February 1919
1919
service British Army Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8499723 26th February 1919
1919
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8499725 3rd June 1919
1919
employment Assistant Coal Agent Kelty, Fife United Kingdom Source:8499675 1919
1920
location New Middleton, Blairadam, Fife United Kingdom Source:3837012 28th October 1920
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8499672
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8499660
employment Mining Engineer Fife Coal Co Cowdenbeath United Kingdom Source:8499660
employment Manager Wellsgreen Colliery United Kingdom Source:8499660
employment Manager Donibristle Colliery Source:8499660
sibling Robert Rowan Source:8499660

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gilbert
Initials G
Last Name Rowan
Source 3837012
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Muirhead, Beath, Fife United Kingdom parents address known 1891
New Middleton, Blairadam, Fife United Kingdom known 28th October 1920
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Second Lieutenant
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 6th (Fifeshire) Volunteer Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Second Lieutenant
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Second Lieutenant
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Temporary Captain
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Acting Captain
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Lieutenant
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Lieutenant
British Army attached to the Royal Engineers Acting Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret mother
Henry Rowan father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Rowan brother 1875
Margaret Rowan sister 1878
Flora Rowan sister 1880
Catherine Rowan sister 1882
Mary Rowan sister 1884
Donald S Rowan brother 1888
John G Rowan brother 1891
Robert Rowan brother

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Evidence

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Official Records

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1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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War Diary of the 1/7th Royal Highlanders Fife3190
Commissioned as 2nd Lt - London Gazette Fife3190
Transfers to Territorial Force - London Gazette Fife3190
Resigns his Commission - London Gazette Fife3190
Rejoins the Battalion - London Gazette Fife3190
Seconded to the R.E. - London Gazette Fife3190
Article "Cowdenbeath Officer Wounded" Fife3190
Article "Popular Cowdenbeath Officer Honoured" Fife3190
Invested by the King at Buckingham Palace Fife3190
Article "Honour for Fife Coal Agent" Fife3190
Promoted Temporary Lieutenant - London Gazette Fife3190
Awarded the Military Cross - London Gazette Fife3190
Temporary Captain while commanding a Section of a Tunnelling Company - London Gazette Fife3190
Relinquishes T/Capt on ceasing to command a Section of a Tunnelling Company - London Gazette Fife3190
Acting Captain - London Gazette Fife3190
Promoted Lieutenant - London Gazette Fife3190
to be acting Major while commanding a Tunnelling Company - London Gazette Fife3190
restored to the establishment of the 7th RH - London Gazette Fife3190
Awarded the DSO - London Gazette Fife3190
relinquishes acting rank of Major - London Gazette Fife3190
Relinquishes Commssion under Army Order - London Gazette Fife3190

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