Sam Lowndes (c.1889-1916)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- LOWNDES, SAM. Lance Coporal. No 713. 18th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of Charles and Ellen Lowndes of Keighley. Killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916, aged 27 years. Buried MESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 7A.
- ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Lance Corporal LOWNDES
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Saturday, July 1, 1916
- age: 27 years
- record ID: 181967
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #181967)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2716766)