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Walter James LOWE

Regimental number3352
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRinadeena, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James Lowe, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSuzanne Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot I, row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Lavina LOWE, Quaker Hill, New South Wales. Native of Tasmania
Family/military connectionsUncle to Pte C Leary, Beaconsfield, TAS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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