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John Selby LOWE

Regimental number295
Place of birthNorth Kensington, London, England
SchoolBarnes Board School, Surry, England
Age on arrival in Australia17.10
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Lowe, 6 Garden Row, Cleveland Garden, Barnes, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 9 November 1914
Place of death or woundingDied at Sea HMS Euripides
Age at death21.8
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsPersonal friend and school chum J Meakins 3rd Batt killed at Gallipoli.

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