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Roy Frederik Lowrie

In memory of:

Private Roy Frederik Lowrie

May 12, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

228364

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Frederik Lester Lowrie and Olga Dorothey Lowrie, of Toronto, Ontario. Enlisted at the age of 15.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BELLACOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 12.

Location:

Bellacourt is a village in the commune of Riviere, in the Departement of the Pas de Calais, 10 kilometres south-west of Arras. Visitors should take the N25, Arras to Coullens main road, as far as Beaumetz les Loges. Take the D34 to Riviere, fork right onto the D7, still in the direction of Riviere, and then turn left to the cemetery as indicated by the CWGC sign.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • World War I Memorial tablet– World War One memorial tablet, St. Paul's (Anglican), Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario.  One of two memorial tablets set within a spectacular carved alabaster chancel screen.  Erected in memory of the men of St. Paul's who died during the first World War and unveiled in March 1926.   Each alabaster tablet incorporates mosaic work depicting kneeling angels holding a laurel wreath and a torch.  Seventy-six names in total were listed by date of death.   Inscribed:  "IN CHRIST SHALL ALL BE MADE ALIVE", and from The Very Reverend Cyril Alington:   "And us they trusted. We the task inherit / The unfinished task for which their lives were spent / But leaving us a portion of their spirit / They gave their witness and they died content."
  • Inscription– World War One memorial tablet set in the chancel screen at St. Paul's (Anglican),  Toronto, Ontario.  The screen is in three sections, with the two outside sections displaying the tablets.  The chancel screen includes statues of twelve historic figures including Admiral Earl Beatty, King George V, Earl Kitchener, Marshal Foch, Earl Haig, and Lord Byng of Vimy.  The screen was the work of Messrs. J. Wippell & Co., of Exeter, England.
 
 The great chancel war memorial windows are located above. These are inscribed:   "To the Greater Glory of God and in Everlasting Remembrance of the Men of St. Paul's Parish who gave their lives in Defence of Justice, Liberty and Truth, A.D. 1914-1919."  They were unveiled in 1921 by the Governor-General of Canada, Baron Byng of Vimy.  Another World War One memorial window in honour of the men named on the tablets is located on the east wall of the Nave.  The panels include fragments of glass from 70 buildings in the war zones.  It was unveiled by Baron Byng of Vimy in 1922.  Both windows were manufactured by Robert McCausland Ltd. of Toronto.

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