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Samuel Thomas Alexander Lowry

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  • Service number
    12/394 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Samuel Thomas Alex AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
3/4 portrait of Private Lowry (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-L1720. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Thomas Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Lowry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Samuel Thomas Alex AWMM
  • Service number
    12/394 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of Ireland AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    30 January 1880 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Hikutaia, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Lowry, sen. (father), Hikutaia, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/394 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Main Body AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lowry, of Arthur St., West Onehunga, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    35 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
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  • Obituary

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