Second Lieutenant George Alexander Low
2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers
28th September 1918
Born on 21/11/1891 in Montrose,Forfar,Scotland.
His parents were William Thomas Low (born in 1858) and
Georgina Emily Bruce Gray(born in 1861).
He had 2 brothers,William T.(born in 1886) and John G.
(born in 1889). He also had a sister Louise(born in 1900).
In the 1891Scottish census, the family was recorded as living at No.10 Carnegie Street Montrose.His father was employed as a superintendent at the Singer Sewing Company.
In the 1901 Scottish census,the family had moved to Oak Place Little Dunkeld,Perthshire and Georges' father was now employed as a domestic gardener.
He enlisted into the Black Watch(Royal Highlanders) and had
2 regiment numbers,1762 & later 265396.He was promoted to
the rank of Lance Corporal.
His disembarkation into France was on 02/05/1916 and on 26/06/191,he was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the
Royal Scots Fusiliers.
He was killed in action on 28/09/1918.
In his will read on 13/08/1919 he left his effects and £122 1s 1d (worth today £6.368.93) to his father.
At the time of his death the family were recorded as living at Oak Villa Birnam,Perth.