LOWE , George Grigg
(Service number 10/703)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||18 April 1890||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Stratford, Taranaki|
|Occupation||Public Works draughtsman|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||A. E. LOWE (father), Tai Tapu, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Wellington Infantry Battalion|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Transport||Limerick or Arawa|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded at Gallipoli - scalp wound; made good recovery.
|Date||9 May 1970||Age||65|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Alfred Ernest & Elizabeth Maria ( nee STRONG) LOWE, of Tai Tapu, Christchurch. Brother of Ernest George Strong LOWE, served in Canadian Forces & killed in action in 1916, & of Mary Christina LOWE who served as a nurse at the Front. Wounded at Gallipoli - made good recovery. When brother killed in 1916, was on leave in London. Employed in Civil Service.
Cenotaph Database [06 September 2013]; Note attached to parents' headstone image - Sandy em (Flickr Photo Sharing) [06 September 2013];Otago Dail Times, 3 Feb 1908, & North Otago Times, 13 May 1915 [06 September 2013]
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