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Edward John LOWE

Regimental number6351
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolSt Patrick's (Catholic) Boys School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Lowe, 2 Kirkstall Terrace, East Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 106), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Annie LOWE, 10 Venn Street, Perth, Western Australia. Nataive of Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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