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Victor Gordon LOWES

Regimental number3844
Place of birthGlenloth, Victoria
SchoolGlenloth State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressKaniva, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Lowes, Kaniva, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 5), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth LOWES. Native of Glenloth, Victoria

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