Personal Stories of the Great War: Lt-Col William Cowan

Personal Stories of WW1 from John Cowan

My Grandfather, William Cowan, was an entrepreneur/businessman who played an active role in preparing Canada’s army at the beginning of the Great War … Plans had been made with Britain that if war was declared and Canada was called upon, my Grandfather would play a leading role in setting up a training camp at Valcartier.

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Memories from Fairlawn Families

Click the photos below to read more stories of relatives of people at Fairlawn who served in The Great War

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