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John Aitken LOWE

Regimental number10540
Place of birthDundee Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBroadlands, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, C Lowe, Broadlands, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Work near Oofttaberne on 22 December 1917.'
Recommendation date: 24 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 May 1957

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