John Edward (Curly) LOWE

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LOWE, John Edward

Service Number: 440
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Yorkshire House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 1893
Home Town: Toorak, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Shrewsbury High School, England
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 13 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 29 Rev. G. Robertson officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 440, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 440, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 440, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
13 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 440, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Edward Lowe and Emma Lowe of 'Lydham Manor', Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, England. Friend of Lucy Ackroyd of Toorak, Melbourne

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