Joseph Brown Lowson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/3695
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 38
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Parker Sq, Queen St, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: Postman
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Elder Lowson, Parker Sq, 10 Queen St, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

    Elizabeth, born 16.06.1906, Adelaide, born 20.06.1910, Annie, born 04.11.1911 & Isabel, born 19.12.1914

More about Joseph Brown Lowson

Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

Joseph Lowson   3/3695   Black Watch


Writing to his wife, Mrs Munro, Queen Street Cottages, Broughty Ferry, Private Munro, 1st Black Watch, states that two soldiers belonging to Broughty Ferry were killed in action on Sunday last.

They are Private Joseph Lowson and Private Duncan.  The former leaves a widow and four of a family, residing at Parker Square, Queen Street.  He was a time expired reservist of the Scots Fusiliers, but on relistment became connected with the 1st Black Watch.  Lowson was an auxiliary postman previous to rejoining the colours.

Dundee Courier 15th May 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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