|Place of birth||Clapham, London, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Caroline Low, 31 Cunderstone Road, West Kensington London, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Light Horse Details|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: F.W. and Caroline LOW|
War service: Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine.
Joined 13th Bn, Gallipoli, 2 August 1915.
Wounded in action, no date stated; admitted to HS 'Devanaha', 9 August 1915 (gunshot wound, right leg); transferred to No 2 General Hospital, Ghezireh, 12 August 1915; to Base Details, 30 August 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to rejoin the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 9 September 1915; rejoined 13th Bn, Gallipoli, 14 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 3 January 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 16th Company, Imperial Camel Corps, Abbassia, 25 January 1916.
Admitted to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 8 May 1916 (haemorrhoids); transferred to Ras el Tin Convalescent Home, Alexandria, 23 May 1916; discharged, and rejoined unit, Abbassia, 2 June 1916.
Marched into 1st Company, Imperial Camel Corps, 6 July 1916.
Taken on strength of 1st Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Corps, 11 November 1916.
Promoted Lance Corporal, Serapeum, 11 May 1917.
Qualified as instructor, 28th Hotchkiss Course, Egypt, 8 August 1917.
Admitted to No 26 Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 14 September 1917 (old shoulder injury); discharged to A.B.D. Company, Abbassia, 25 September 1917.
Rejoined 1st Company, 1st Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps, Ferry Post, 18 October 1917.
Admitted to Camel Field Ambulance, 12 May 1918, and transferred to "A" Receiving Station, the same day (pyrexia); to No 66 Casualty Clearing Station, 13 May 1918; to No 76 Casualty Clearing Station, Ludd, 18 May 1918; to No 47 Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 22 May 1918 (not yet diagnosed fever); to No 44 Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 12 June 1918; to No 31 General Hospital, Abbassia, 13 June 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); discharged to HT 'Karoola' for return to Australia, 1 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australian from Suez on board HT 'Karoola', 3 August 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 September 1918; discharged Sydney (medically unfit: malaria), 2 December 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalNote: Patient at West Park Mental Hospital, Epsom, Surrey, 21 December 1936.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||49|
|Place of burial||Fulham Cemetery, London, England|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LOW William Richard|