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Walter Harold LOWING

Regimental number2181
Place of birthParkes, New South Wales
SchoolParkes State School, New South Wales
Other trainingHawkesbury Agricultural College, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock station agent
AddressPymble, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hellen Clara Lowing, Pymble, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with NSW Imperial Bushmen in South Africa.
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFather also served in South Africa 1st Field Hospital as stretcher bearer.
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Helen LOWING, 9 Wolger Road, Mosman, Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother to Maj B Lowing, also Imperial Bushman.

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