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   2nd Lieutenant Edward Lowry Tottenham M.C.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 11/12/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 11th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/09/1894
Died: 09/04/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Summary      
Edward Lowry Tottenham was a son of Lowry Cliffe Loftus Tottenham and Isabella Ogle Tottenham. Edward was born in Roscommon on 18th September 1894. His father Lowry Cliffe Loftus Tottenham was a former Royal Irish Constabulary district inspector who retired to Moy. Edward Lowry Tottenham was studying at that Royal Dick Veterinary School in Edinburgh and initially enlisted in the Army Veterinary Corps. Edward Tottenham won a Military Cross. Second Lieutenant Edward Lowry Tottenham was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment when he was killed in action in Mesopotamia on 9th April 1916. He was 21 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Basra Memorial
  Basra 
Grave Ref: Panel 27
CWGC Casualty 863595
Summary      
Basra is a town on the west bank of the Shatt-al-Arab, 90 kilometres from its mouth in the Persian Gulf. The cemetery is about 8 kilometres north-west of Basra.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 Moy War Memorial - WWI Moy
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1 1901 Census lists 'Tottinham' family Lists Edward as age 4 living with the family at house 4 in Ballymoney Road, Coleraine, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Tottenham family Does not list Edward as living with the family at house 4 in Bessmount, Killoughrum, Wexford
3 Arthur Henry Tottenham Brother of Edward Lowry Tottenham
4 St Bees School Roll of Honour E L Tottenham listed on memorial.
5 Tottenham family tree Lists Edward Lowry in section C5 Tottenham Lowry family. Includes photo
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018