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Great Britain:WW1 GALLIPOLI RELATED WIA PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA. To a Pte. George Lowe of the 9th Bn Manchester Regt., wounded in action at the battle of Krithia. Includes 4 b/w post card sized photos, 2 chest up photos, in uniform, one with presumably his wife, another of him sitting in a chair and wearing a shirt, trousers with braces and a pith helmet. The other is one of him in uniform among a group of convalescent soldiers with nurses. There is a personal letter written by him, dated the 27th May 1915, stating that he was wounded in the leg and 'I might have been much worse if L/corp. Lownds had not carried me on his back. In doing this he strained himself rather badly and is now in Hospital with me'. There is included 3 period newspaper cuttings, one with a photo of Pte. G. Lowe which gives his personal account of the action he was in when wounded and he states that he was wounded by shrapnel in the right high and left shin. There is his ‘Territorial Force Embodiment. Notice to Join' form, dated August 4th, 1914, his 2/6th Bn. Manchester Regiment. Trench Standing Orders booklet, 2 Army Form B's, reporting him being wounded, both with 1915 dates. His British Red Cross Society card, addressed to his father, post marked 27 August, 1915 and informing him that he had just arrived at The Borough Hospital, Birkenhead, his Discharge Certificate dated 17th June, 1919 and 3 newspaper clippings regarding his death and subsequent funeral. He died on the 9th May, 1944, aged 47 years. A nice lot. Grade II-
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