Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Margaret Lowe

In memory of:

Nursing Sister Margaret Lowe

May 28, 1918

Military Service


Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Nursing Service

Division:

1st Canadian General Hospital

Additional Information


Born:

January 26, 1888
Morayshire, Scotland

Enlistment:

March 29, 1917
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Daughter of Thomas Lowe, of Binscarth, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 451 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XXVIII. M. 9.

Location:

Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Margaret Lowe – © IWM (WWC H22-15
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Newspaper Clipping 3 – Newspaper Photograph
  • Funeral Procession
  • Funeral
  • Final Salute
  • Paying respects to a friend
  • Funeral – Funeral of Nursing Sister (NIS) Margaret Lowe, of Binscarth, Manitoba, who died of wounds received during the raid by Germans at Étaples France, May 28, 1918.National Archives of Canada,Margaret (Ross) MacKinnon Collection
  • Attestation Paper
  • Binscarth Manitoba War Memorial – This monument was unveiled in 1920.
  • Honour Roll – This monument was unveiled in 1920.
  • Monument – A white marble statue and red granite shaft was erected across the street from two churches, Binscarth, MB. This memorial, dedicated to the war dead of Binscarth and district, was constructed in 1919 and unveiled on 2 June 1920. The local government commissioned a sculptor to construct the statue at a cost of $ 3,525. It is maintained by members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 74 (Binscarth).
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[front/devant] 
ERECTED BY BINSCARTH AND DISTRICT IN MEMORY OF OUR HEROES WHO FELL 
NURSE MARGARET A. LOWE
PTE. EDWARD E. SYMONS
CORP. GEORGE W. SHERRITT
PTE. NORMAN W. SHERRITT
CORP. GEORGE H. BRADSHAW
CORP. JOHN DURANT
PTE. WILLIAM L. JOHNSON
PTE. RICHARD HALLAM
CORP. GEORGE C. MURDOCK
PTE. LINCOLN H. EBY
PTE. GEORGE F. HONEY
SERGT. HERBERT SWINDELL
PTE. PATRICK J. O'FLAHERTY
PTE. JOHN A. TENNANT
PTE. JOHN THOMPSON
PTE. DANIEL ALARY
PTE. JOHN H. SMITH
PTE. JAMES FINDLAY
PTE. ARTHUR G. JOHNSON 

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS 
[plaque/plaque] 
1939 - 1945 
THEY SERVED THEIR COUNTRY WELL 
CLEGG, OLIVE
CLUFF, W.J.
BEREZANSKI, G.
DUCHARME, A.
WASSLEN, THEO.
MAY, HAROLD 

[left side/côté gauche] 
THEY GAVE THEIR TODAY FOR OUR TOMORROW IN 
NEUVE CHAPELLE
YPRES
FESTUBERT
GIVENCHY
ST. ELOI
SANCTUARY WOOD
SOMME
VIMY
HILL 70
PASSCHENDAELE
AMIENS
ARRAS
CANAL DU NORD
CAMBRAI
VALENCIENNES
MONS
http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mdsr-rdr-eng.asp?PID=154
  • Grave marker

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