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Nigel Burton Apsley LOWE

Regimental number3173
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
SchoolBarker College, Hornsby, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address100 Byng Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Watton, 100 Byng Street, Orange, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row O, Grave No. 5), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (plaque) in St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Mudgee, New South Wales. Parents: Stanly and May LOWE. Native of Spicer's Creek, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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