(Service number 46531)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||4 April 1886||Place of Birth||Cannington, South Canterbury|
|Address at Enlistment||Ealing|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||P. ROWE (father), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||25th Reinforcements, G Company|
|Date||26 April 1917|
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|Date||8 September 1945||Age||59 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ashburton Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Area 275, Plot 31|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Samuel Rowe was the second son of Peter and Mary (née Fraser) Rowe. His parents had married at Timaru, and both are buried at Pleasant Point. A farewell social and presentation were given to S. Rowe and five other local men in the Pleasant Point Oddfellows' Hall on 10 April 1917. His brother, James Rowe, also served in World War I.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [5 January 2020]; Timaru Herald, 7 April 1917 (Papers Past) [29 May 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [05 January 2019]; Ashburton Cemetery Burial record (Ashburton District Council) [05 January 2019]; Ashburton Cemetery Headstone transcription [05 January 2019]
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