Major-General William Henry Muir Lowe

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William Henry Muir Lowe

Birthdate:
Birthplace: India
Death: February 07, 1944 (82)
London, Greater London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of William Henry Lowe and Caroline Charlotte Muir
Husband of Frances Broster de Salvo
Father of John Loder and Caroline Betty Muir Lowe

Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Major-General William Henry Muir Lowe

Major General William Henry Muir Lowe

Major-General William Henry Muir Lowe CB was a British Army officer who commanded the British forces in Dublin during the Easter Rising of 1916 and received the surrender of the Irish republican forces. Lowe was born in North-Western Provinces, India, to William Henry Lowe of the Indian Civil Service and Caroline Charlotte Muir. He was educated at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and commissioned in the 7th Dragoon Guards in 1881. The following year he saw action in the Egyptian Campaign, where the 7th Dragoon Guards were part of the 1st Cavalry Brigade led by General Sir Baker Russell. Lowe was involved in the fighting at Kassassin, the Battle of Tel el-Kebir and the march on Cairo. He received the Egypt Medal and the Khedive's Star, a medal presented by Khedive Tawfiq to all officers and men engaged in the campaign. In 1886, Lowe went to Burma from India, where the 7th Dragoon Guards were stationed, as a special service officer to the Upper Burma Task Force during the guerrilla phase of the Third Anglo-Burmese War. Remaining in Burma until 1887, he received the India General Service Medal with two clasps.

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Maj-Gen Lowe was a British Army officer who commanded the British forces in Dublin during the Easter Rising of 1916 and received the surrender of the Irish republican forces.

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Major-General William Henry Muir Lowe's Timeline

1861
October 20, 1861
India
1898
January 3, 1898
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1900
1900
Colchester, Sussex, England
1944
February 7, 1944
Age 82
London, Greater London, UK