Lowther, Robert –

Son of Richard and Anne Lowther, of 133, Bennett’s Lane, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted May 1915. Killed when a shell dropped in his telephone dugout, also wounding a comrade.

Personal details

  • Surname: Lowther
  • Forename: Robert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 2nd, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Gunner
  • Unit: "D" Battery, 103rd Brigade.
  • Service number: 711672
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 10/08/1917 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c/h* S13*

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