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Low, John Jackson

Birth Name Low, John Jackson
Gender male


Birth 11 March 1894  at  Perth, Scotland
Death 10 November 1917  at  Posschendael, Belgium
Burial 3 December 1917  at  Polygon Wood




Father Low, James   (Birth)
Mother Jackson, Margaret   (Birth)
Siblings Low, Madge
Low, James Brown
Low, David


DoB from Pop's diary of 1911.

Came top of his year in 1913 at Edinburgh University - received book prize (History of Mathematics by Rouse Ball). His Prof. still had his photograph many years later.

Would have married Margaret Ross - who later became Headmistress at School of Scone Palace. She was killed in a car accident.

Killed in action in 1917. Was in the Royal Engineers experimenting with Gas.

Commonwealth War Graves memorial:

In Memory ofSecond Lieutenant JOHN JACKSON LOW MC, MM who died age 23 on 3th December 1917.Second Lieutenant LOW, Son of James and Margaret Low, of 3, Orrock Place, Jeanfield, Perth. Remembered with honourPOLYGON WOOD CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Source References

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