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John Edward LOWE

Regimental number440
Place of birthYorkshire House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
SchoolShrewsbury High School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Addressc/o Miss Slade, "Heathfield", Boundary Road, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs Moore, 'Lydham Manor', Bishops' Castle, Shropshire, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 29), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma LOWE. Native of Shrewsbury, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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