The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment
Captain Norman Ewart Towers
Soldiers of the First World War database entry - N.E. Towers
From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918 published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.
- Prior service; 4 years, 1st Hussars
- Prior service; 96th Lake Superior Regiment
- Gazetted to 96th Lake Superior Regiment, 10 Nov 1914
- Appointed to the 52nd Battalion, C.E.F., as a subaltern, 15 Apr 1915
- Posted to The R.C.R., 23 Sep 1915
- SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 27 JULY, 1916; R. Can. R. - Lt. N. E. Towers to be temp. Capt. whilst comdg. 7th Can. Trench Mortar Batt. 14 June 1916
- Wounded in action, 16 Sep 1916
- Died of wounds 20 Sep 1916 while attached to the 7th Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery
Capt. Towers is buried in the St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen; Seine-Maritime, France.
Canadian Virtual War Memorial:
Captain Norman Ewart Towers entry in the University of Toronto Honour Roll.
University of Toronto, Roll of Service, 1914 - 1918. Prof. G. Oswald Smith. (1921)
Date of Birth - 7 Oct 1887