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David Edwin Howes
This page is dedicated to the memory of Captain David Edwin Howes, a casualty of the First World War. Contribute?
 Information
 Service #  -
 Rank  Captain
 Force  Army
 Regiment  Canadian Army Medical Corps
 Death Date May 19, 1918
 Engagement  -
 Cemetary  Etaples Military Cemetery
 Age  -
 Birthdate  20 May 1877
 Peacetime Work  -
 Awards & Citations
None are listed, but that doesn't mean this individual does not have any.
 Biography/Accounts
Son of the late Edwin Howes; b. Minto Tp., Harriston; ed. Minto P.S., Harriston H.S.; Ottawa Normal School; Teaching five years; Trinity Medical College, M.D., C.M. 1906; Practising at Shallow Lake; md. Margaret Young. In December 1915 he was appointed Medical Officer to the I47th, Grey County, Battalion, and went overseas in October 1916. He was attached to the 8th Reserve Battalion and to Medical Boards in England. After going to France in November 1917 he was first attached to the Base Depot and then to No. I Canadian General Hospital. On the evening when the air raid on the Hospitals at Etaples began he had just returned from Church Service and was about to retire. He went over to render assistance to the injured, when a second bomb fell close by and instantly killed him.
 Fallen Buddies
Members of the Canadian Army Medical Corps that fell on the same day as David Edwin:

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