Private John Riby Lowthorpe (1876-1951)

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John Riby Lowthorpe was born in 1876 in Beverley. He was the son of Shadwell and Mary (nee Mitchell) Lowthorpe,
On 3 April 1899 John, a bricklayer at the time, married Mary Ann Brown in Beverley.
In 1904 their eldest daughter, Mary Helen, was born and. In 1906, John and Mary left England for Canada, where John carried on his trade as a bricklayer in Galt, Ontario. In 1908 a second daughter Margarite, was born.
John enlisted in the 1st Battalion Canadian Infantry on 11 January 1915 On 12 January 1916, he was in the Canadian General Hospital in Etaples, France, having received a gunshot wound. He was discharged from the army in London on 24 April 1919.
After the war he returned to Canada. He died in 1951 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.

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