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McGown, John

One of four sons of Mr & Mrs John McGown of 136 Graham Street to enlist.

He was born in Port Melbourne and as a boy he attended Nott Street School. He was a POW in Turkey.

Brothers: Norman George McGown,Frederick William McGown and James McGown

Brother-in-Law: William George Street (3259)

1917 ‘ITEMS OF NEWS.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 10 March, p. 2. , viewed 21 Aug 2019,

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