Mervyn Allen LOWN


LOWN, Mervyn Allen

Service Number: 193
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, 1892
Home Town: Balmain, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Birch Grove School, Balmain, New South Wales
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 6 May 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Special Memorial, Grave 3 Chaplain Wray officiated Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Balmain War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 193, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 193, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 193, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Andrew T and Margaret Jane Lown of 200 Darling Street, Balmain, NSW

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