Edward Whitaker (Ted) LOWNDES

LOWNDES, Edward Whitaker

Service Number: 80
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Morphettville, SA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, 1883
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Cheltenham College, England
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Monash Valley, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 28 May 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 1 Headstone inscriptiton reads: Well done Ted, Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, 80, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Morphettville, SA
22 Oct 1914: Involvement Corporal, 80, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Lincoln embarkation_ship_number: A17 public_note: ''
22 Oct 1914: Embarked Corporal, 80, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
28 May 1915: Involvement Trooper, 80, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 80 awm_unit: 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-05-28

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Daily Herald Office, Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA

Son of Robert Baxter Lowndes and Marian Lowndes of Stroud, Gloucestshire, England

Next of kin was given as his sister Eva Lowndes of Huckfield, Sussex, England

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

Also served in the South African Light Horse during the Boer War with the rank of Private