Topic: Percival (Percy) John Sherbrook Lowe

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Percival John Sherbrook Lowe (Service no. 27023) was a First World War soldier with links to Wharenui School and Riccarton

  • Percival John Sherbrook Lowe Born 31 May 1893
  • Parents: John Thomas Lowe (1866-1935) and Lillian Ann Horler (1969-1950)
  • Married: Josephine Frances Sweeney (1897-unknown). She remarried and took on the surname Garth
  • Children: Verdun Earle Lowe, Marie Joan Lowe, Colin Alister Lowe
  • Occupation: Warehouseman
  • Service Number:  27023
  • Corporal, NZEF, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion
  • Embarked with the New Zealand Expedentiary Force from Wellington on 13 February 1917. Vessel: Mokoia. Destination: Plymouth, England
  • Killed in Action in the field in Havrincourt, France, on 29 September 1918 (aged 25)
  • Buried in the Fifteen Revine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich. Burial Site: VI. B. 8.

Percival (Percy) John Sherbrook Lowe is remembered on the Wharenui School Memorial Gates

 

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Percival (Percy) John Sherbrook Lowe


First Names:Percival John Sherbrook
Last Name:Lowe
Place of Birth:Christchurch
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