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Frank LOW

Regimental number806
Place of birthJohnstone, Scotland
SchoolPaisley Camphill School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address107 Renwick Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Low, 107 Renwick Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders through the South African war.
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name36th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a Piper and connected with the Rockhampton Scottish Band for five years.
FateKilled in Action 9 December 1916
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death36
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 21), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Margaret LOW, 5 Sgt Larkin Crescent, Daceyville, Sydney
Family/military connectionsCousin to W McLeun who won the DCM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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