LOWE, NATHAN EDWIN 300939 L/Cpl 1/8th Battalion 126th Bde 42nd Division
THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT
Born Leyland Enlisted Manchester Living Stockport
Killed in Action France / Flanders 6th November 1918
Ref: ’Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919’. Part 59.
Nathan E. Lowe’s name does not appear on any Leyland war memorial. Nor has a report of his death been found in any local newspaper.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Nathan E. Lowe is buried in the
HARGNIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, NORD, FRANCE
Grave location: In the north-east part. No next-of-kin information.
Hargnies is a village some 30 km from Valenciennes. The village is south of the N49 road between Valenciennes and Maubeuge, 9 km west-south-west of Maubeuge.
Note 1: Nathan Edwin Lowe was killed in action just five days before the end of the war. From his place of burial it would seem that the 1/8th Manchesters were fighting close to the Belgian/French border close to Maubeuge and some 20 km south of Mons.
Note 2: The 1/8th Battalion was also known as the ‘Ardwick Battalion.’
Note 3: In the ‘Soldiers Died’ heading, ‘Bde’ = Brigade.
Lowe, Nathan Edwin. WE Waring 2005