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Albert Edward LOWE

Regimental number2869
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Wollongong, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMercer
AddressAtchison Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Lowe, Atchison Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death19.11
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. I), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Barbara LOWE, Atchison Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin Lt J T Philpot killed in action.

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