Lowe Clifford Salisbury Gunner 1154910

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Personnel Entry

Newspaper photo of Gunner C S Lowe - possibly from an Obituary Report.
Newspaper photo of Gunner C S Lowe - possibly from an Obituary Report.

Name Lowe Clifford Salisbury
Army number 1154910
Rank Gunner
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Birth registered October 1923 in Walsall. Mother's maiden name Forrester.
Age 23 at the time of his death in Walsall.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery 25/6/1942. Posted to the 50th Anti-Tank Training Regiment Royal Artillery. Posted to the 88th Anti-Tank Regiment 19/10/1942. Posted to 101st Reinforcement Group 28/3/1944. Posted to X List IV H 15/4/1944. Posted to 1 Airlanding Battery 1944. Posted MISSING 26/9/1944. Declared to be a Prisoner of War (possibly at Arnhem) 26/9/1944. Repatriated to the UK. Posted to Y List 16/5/1945. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Paragraph 390 (xvi) as unfit for further service 23/5/1946.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - held in Stalag XIB Fallingbostel. PoW Number not known.
Died/Killed in action Died 13/11/1947, aged 23. Buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery, Division 33, Section 3, Grave 137. Headstone inscripotion reads: "A SMILING FACE, A HEART OF GOLD, ONE OF THE BEST, THIS WORLD DID HOLD".
Home address Son of Alfred Salisbury and Ethel May Lowe of Walsall. Husband of Dorothy May Lowe of Pleck, Walsall. Married Dorothy May Pullinger in Walsall, April 1947.
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Thanks are due to the Find a Grave Website for the image of Gunner Lowe's CWGC headstone, set out below.

Gunner Lowe's CWGC headstone in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery