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Frank Edward LOWES

Regimental number9313
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHardware assistant
Address3 Stead Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAlfred Lowes, 3 Stead Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service22nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Valuable services and devotion to duty under heavy fire as despatch rider. (Pozieres)'
Recommendation date: August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Frank Herbert Lowes on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 November 1952

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