Francis Carman Lowe



Jul 26, 1897

Born at Woodstock Ontario


Dec 2, 1915

Attested into the 135th Battalion at Parkhill Ontario 

Ø      Number 802173

Ø      Next of kin given as William Warren Lowe (father) of Ubley PO, Michigan USA

Ø      Previous occupation given as Cutter

Ø      Previous military service given as 2 years in the Norwood Ontario Cadets

Ø      Religion given as Methodist

Ø      Assigned to “C” Company 

The Battalion trained at Camp Borden Ontario


Aug 18, 1916

Left Camp Borden by train for Halifax Nova Scotia


Aug 21, 1916

Embarked the RMS Olympic at Halifax Nova Scotia



Aug 30, 1916

Disembarked at Liverpool England and proceeded to the Witley Camp 

He was TOS (Taken On Strength) the 156th Battalion at some point


Mar 1, 1918

Arrived at CIBD (Canadian Infantry Base Depot) at Etaples France and TOS (Taken On Strength) the 21st Battalion 

He is shown on the 21st Battalion’s Roll of the Brass Band


Jan 26, 1919

Granted 14 days leave


Feb 4, 1919

Given permission to marry to Mildred Violet Todd at Paddington, London England 

I suspect that he was married on this date while on leave and the permission was asked for on returning from his leave


Mar 25, 1919

Posted to the EORD on proceeding to England pending return to Canada



USA Census shows him living in Detroit Michigan



Living at Lexington Michigan USA



Died at Lexington Michigan USA 

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