Ernest Gordon LOWE


LOWE, Ernest Gordon

Service Number: 1147
Enlisted: 26 September 1914, Enlisted at Morphettville, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF)
Born: Kaniva, Victoria, Australia , 1888
Home Town: Goodwood, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Noarlunga State School, South Australia
Occupation: Insurance Agent
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 3 December 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row G, Grave 6 Chaplain H.S. Reid officiated
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

26 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1147, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), Enlisted at Morphettville, SA
5 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1147, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1147, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
3 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1147, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Elizabeth Ann Lowe of Brighton, SA. Elizabeth was later known as Elizabeth Ann Champress

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

Served a4 year apprenticeship in cabinet making with Pengelly & Co. of Edwardstown, SA