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06-Lowe, Charles

CHARLES LOWE
1894 - 25th SEPTEMBER 1918

Charles was born in 1894 in Agecroft, he was a butcher.

His parents were Thomas, a farmer born in 1861 in Middle Hulton, Lancashire and Mary Speakman born in 1865 in Atherton.

Mary died in 1917 and Thomas in 1928.

Charles had 6 siblings:

  • Alfred 1895-1970
  • George Norman 1896-1984
  • William 1899-1964
  • Richard Henry 1900-1989
  • Ruth Speakman 1902-1987
  • Bessie 1904-1984

In 1901 Charles was living at Farm, Pendleton and in 1911 at Davyhulme House, 108 Davyhulme Road.

Charles was in the 9th Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment, service number 35716.

 He was Killed in Action on the 25th September 1918 in Salonika, his final resting place is unknown although some sources record it as Regional Unit of Kilkis, Central Macedonia.

He was awarded the Victory, British and 15 Star + Supp.

He is remembered on his parents’ headstone in St Catherine’s,  Barton Upon Irwell and by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


War Memorial-WW1
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Webpage icon 02-Aldred, Thomas
Webpage icon 03-Bowers, Sydney Lloyd
Webpage icon 04-Fox, Charles Hassell
Webpage icon 05-Hand, Ronald
Webpage icon 07-McCann, Eric
Webpage icon 08-McCann, William
Webpage icon 09-McCracken, John Clement
Webpage icon 10-Midgley, Ernest
Webpage icon 11-Mosedale, Frank
Webpage icon 12-Oakes, Charles Percy
Webpage icon 13-Parr, Nathan Faulkner
Webpage icon 14-Royle, William
Webpage icon 15-Self,Alfred
Webpage icon 16-Sharp, Richard,
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