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Dated added: 23/01/2016   Last updated: 15/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Otago Regiment (New Zealand Army)
Date Of Birth: 24/08/1888
Died: 22/08/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 26
Joseph Marlow was the son of Mrs Mary Anne Marlowe. He was born in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone on 24th August 1888. The family lived in Ravellea, Aughnacloy. Joseph Marlowe served for a time with the 5th Royal Irish Lancers. Joseph Marlowe emigrated to New Zealand. Prior to enlistment Joseph worked as a labourer with Wallace County Council. Joseph Marlow enlisted in Invercargill on 12th August 1914. Trooper Joseph Marlowe was serving the Otago Mounted Rifles when he was injured at Gallipoli with a gunshot wound to the leg. 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. Trooper Joseph Henry Marlowe was buried at sea.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
  North Anzac, Gallipoli, 
Grave Ref: Panel 72
CWGC Casualty 720315
The Lone Pine Memorial is at the east end of Lone Pine Cemetery. The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat - Bigali road. From this junction you should travel into the main Anzac area. At 7.6kms, take a right turn to Chunuk Bair and initially take the road to Kemalyeri. At 10.3kms, Lone Pine will be found on the left. Lone Pine Cemetery stands on the plateau at the top of Victoria Gully.
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1 1901 Census lists Marlow family Lists Robert as age 7 living with the family at house 4 in Ravellea (part of) Urban, Aughnacloy Urban
2 1911 Census lists Marlow family Does not list Robert as living with the family at house 11 in Damolly Town, Newry Rural, Down
3 Archives New Zealand Military Documents (15 no) of Trooper Joseph Marlowe
4 Dolores Cross Project Details of Trooper Joseph Marlowe
5 New Zealand Cenotaph Details of Trooper Joseph Marlowe including memorial photo
6 New Zealand Herald - 08/09/1915 Joseph Henry Marlowe on 22nd August Mrs M Marlow, Belfast
7 NZ War Graves Project Details of Trooper Joseph Marlowe including Lone Pine Inscription
8 Private Robert Marlowe Brother of Trooper Joseph Marlowe
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