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Josiah LOWE

Private 15071 Josiah LOWE
11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Died of Wounds,   Sunday 9th July 1916,   No.44 Casualty Clearing Station, Puchevillers, France,   age 20

Home address:7 Albion Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1896, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Ellen Lowe and Allen Lowe
7 Albion Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Leather Dresser
Enlisted:Stalybridge, Lancashire
Remembered:Puchevillers British Cemetery, Somme, France,
plot I, row D, grave 12.
Hyde Cemetery, Hyde, Cheshire,
named on a family gravestone.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

On British Army WW1 Service Record, his age is given as 19 years and 208 days. Making him almost 2 years older than he actually was in 1914.

In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet his name is given as Josiah Low.