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Peter Innes Lowe
Peter Innes Lowe Captain 74299 Indian Royal Artillery February 19, 1915 Halifax, Nova Scotia Non-Permanent Active Militia: 1937 October 6, 1944 29 Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma (Myammar) 12. K. 24. Commemorated on page 369 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 6 Peter Innes Lowe was the son of Charles Benjamin Gordon Lowe (1885-1974) and Mary Isabel (Innes) Lowe (1889-1975), of Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was the brother of Alan Ratherford, Charles Robert, Frank Milton, and Mary Louise Lowe. A sister, Audrey Florence, died at the age of nine days as a result of shock due to injuries in the Halifax Explosion on December 6, 1917. He was appointed the rank of Second Lieutenant July 2, 1939 (London Gazette September 1, 1939). He was serving with the Royal Regiment of Artillery at the time. Peter Lowe served with the 1st Halifax Coast Brigade, Royal Canadian Artillery, with the British Expeditionary Force in France and was evacuated from Dunkirk. He also served with the Royal Artillery in Libya, was wounded, recovered, and volunteered for the 32nd Mountain Artillery of the Indian Army, part of the 14th Army in Burma. He was killed at the age of 29 on October 6, 1944. Peter Lowe Avenue in Halifax, Nova Scotia, was named in memory of Captain Peter Innes Lowe.