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Full Name: Oliver Lowe
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Oliver
Surname: Lowe
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8214
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Blacksmith
Next of Kin: Mrs A. Lowe (mother), Clyde Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: River Road, Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20 Canterbury and Otago Battalion
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 105
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Egypt
Date of Death: 19 September 1940
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1940
Cemetery Name: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: N. 10.
Biographical Notes: Son of Joseph E. Lowe and Alice Victoria Lowe, of Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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