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Edward Percy LOW

Regimental number1694
Place of birthStratford, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Low, Whitehall Road, Thornton Heath, Croydon, Surrey, England
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion Details
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date30 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 7 June 1918; disembarked Sydney, 1 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: bronchitis), Sydney, 30 August 1918.

Date of death7 February 1952
Age at death69
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOW Edward Percy

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