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Full Name: Samuel Thomas Alexander Lowry
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Samuel Thomas Alexander
Surname: Lowry
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12/394
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: James Lowry, sen. (father), Hikutaia, Thames Valley, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Hikutaia, Thames Valley, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Auckland, New Zealand
Vessel: Star of India or Waimana
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 427
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 8 May 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey
Biographical Notes: Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lowry, of Arthur St., West Onehunga, Auckland.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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