Iowa County


Lt. Walter G. Dowie



Walter G. Dowie was born Nov. 20, 1922 to Frank D. and Lillian Mae Traffley Dowie. He died July 6, 1943 and is memorialized at the tablets of the Missing - Army, Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines.

Lt. Dowie served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy and was MIA/KIA/FOD in Bougainville, Papua, New Guinea. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Air Medal.