CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Margaret Ann Low (Lowe)
Died: May 28, 1918

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
1st Canadian General Hospital
Company:
Place of Birth:
47 Granary St., Burghead, Elginshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Thomas Low, Father, Binscarth, Manitoba
Address at Enlistment:
763 Wolsely Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Birth:
January 26, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Professional Nurse
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
March 27, 1917
Age at enlistment:
31
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Died of gunshot wounds to the chest through German air raid at Etaples.
Date of Death:
May 28, 1918
Age at Death:
32
Buried at:
Etaples Military Cemetery, France
Plot:
XXVIII. M. 9.
Commemorated:
(i) War Memorial at Binscarth, Manitoba, (ii) Memorial Plaque at Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario.
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5768-43
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

There is a photo collection for Margaret Low at the Canadian Virtual Memorial at this link, including photographs of her funeral, a memorial plaque in her honour in Toronto, and images of the Binscarth Manitoba War Memorial.

 

There is another link to an LAC archive photo of her funeral at

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lac-bac/4056218734/sizes/o/in/photostream/

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 1st Canadian General Hospital

Margaret's full service record is online as of September 2010.

Name at birth was Margaret Low (not Lowe). Attestation papers signed "Lowe".

She was born 26/01/1886 at 47 Granary St., Burghead,
Moray, f. Thomas LOW(salmon fisher), m. Christina nee Chisholm, married 4th of
September,1874 at Kinloss.

See Scot. Genea. B1886 131 18.

Daughter of Thomas Low, of Binscarth, Manitoba. Father - Thomas (salmon fisher). Mother - Christina nee Chisholm.  Parents married at Kinloss, 4th September, 1874.