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25/01/2016 Trooper Joseph Henry Marlowe was buried at sea.
25/01/2016 Joseph Marlow was the son of Mrs Mary Anne Marlowe. Joseph Henry Marlowe was born in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone on 24th August 1888.
25/01/2016 The 1901 census records Joseph as 12 years old, living with the family at house 4 in Ravellea (part of) Urban, Aughnacloy Urban. He was still at school.
25/01/2016 By the time of 1911 census, the family had moved to Newry, County Down. Joseph was no longer living with the family. His father has died.
25/01/2016 Joseph Marlowe served for a time with the 5th Royal Irish Lancers, from which he deserted.
25/01/2016 Joseph Marlowe emigrated to New Zealand.
25/01/2016 Prior to enlistment Joseph worked as a labourer with Wallace County Council.
25/01/2016 Trooper Marlowe was on board the hospital ship, H.M.H.S. Aquitania when he died of his wounds on 22nd August 1915, just two days before his 27th birthday.
25/01/2016 Joseph's brother, Robert Marlowe, also died in the war. Private Robert Marlowe was serving with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, with the Depot, when he died at home on 30th October 1918. He was 25 years old.
25/01/2016 His next of kin is listed as his mother, Mary Anne Marlowe, whose address is stated as 28 Bute Street, Shore Road, Belfast.
25/01/2016 Trooper Joseph Henry Marlowe is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial in Gallipoli in Turkey.
25/01/2016 The CWGC record Trooper Joseph Marlowe as the son of Mrs M A Marlowe of 65 Brougham Street, Whitehouse, Belfast, Ireland.
25/01/2016 Trooper Joseph Marlowe was serving the Otago Mounted Rifles, part of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (N.Z.E.F) when he was injured at Gallipoli with a gunshot wound to the leg.
25/01/2016 Trooper Joseph Marlowe embarked with his unit from Port Chalmers, New Zealand on 16 October 1914, bound for Egypt.
25/01/2016 It seems that his scroll and plaque were returned to the New Zealand government undelivered.
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25/01/2016 Joseph Marlow enlisted in Invercargill on 12th August 1914. Invercargill is the southernmost and westernmost city in New Zealand, and one of the southernmost cities in the world. It is the commercial centre of the Southland region.
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