Lowe Horace Pte 4461565
Name Lowe Horace
Army number 4461565
Date of birth Research suggests Lowe was born in Stockport in 1915, mother's maiden surname Oldham.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - no enlistment details yet. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Transferred to the East Yorkshire Regiment 26/8/44 on the disbandment of the 11th Battalion. Docs to Section 29/9/44. Transferred to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, posted 2nd Bn. KILLED in ACTION 5/4/45 with 2nd Bn Warwickshire Regiment.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 05-Apr-45
Home address He married Edith M. Harrison in Stockport in 1941. Buried Grave 12. K. 17. Rheinberg War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI
Because of the transfer to the Warwickshire Regiment, Pte Lowe is not included in the DLI Roll of Honour in Durham Cathedral.