Norman James Low

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: March 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/41685
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 25.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Denain Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.61.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 37 Nethergate, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Low 37 Nethegate, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Low

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More about Norman James Low


Pte. Norman J. Low, who died of wounds in Germany on 25th April, 1918, was the eldest son of Mr Geo. Low, coachbuilder, Nethergate, Dundee.  Deceased, who was only 19 years of age, enlisted in the Scottish Horse in March, 1917, and proceeded to France in October of the same year.  He was attached to the Gordon Highlanders, and saw much heavy fighting.  Pte. Low was captured on the 25th March 1918, during the initial stages of the German offensive.  He was a former pupil of the Dundee High School, and took a great interest in the school sport, occupying the post of vice-captain of the Rugby team.

Dundee Courier 7th July 1919

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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