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    Harriet Elizabeth Gowen, The American Red Cross

    World War II


    arriet Gowen, a worker with the Red Cross was killed in a WWII fighter plane crash in the jungles of New Guinea.

    Birth - May 11 1917
    Stillwater, Minnesota
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Worker for The American Red Cross in New Guinea - 1945  - Age: 28 years
    Death - 12 May 1945  - Age: 28 years
    Plane crash
    New Guinea
    Burial - 1999
    Partial remains are at Arlington National Cemetery at Section 60, Site 7828 buried with FIrst Lieutenant Harold F. Wurtz who died in the crash with her. Other remains of hers are buried at her hometown, St. Michael's Cemetery in Stillwater, Minnesota.
    Place of Residence
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Race or Ethnicity
    William Walter Gowen
    Full Name
    Harriet Elizabeth Gowen
    Viva Henrietta Garner Gowen
    Jane Gowen Peaslee, Catherine "Katy" Gowen Westerdahl

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