TOWE, Arthur

✟ ≠  Pte 39546 1st Manchester Regt, died 2/6/1917 of pneumonia after a very short illness, buried at Mesopotamia in Baghdad North Gate War Cemetery pt. 2. This is in a very sensitive area in the Waziriah Area of the Al-Russafa district of Baghdad. The main entrance to the cemetery is located opposite the College of Arts and the Institute of Administration in Baghdad University and adjacent to the Iraqi Cigarette Factory and the Press of Ministry of Defence. Also remembered on Didsbury War Memorial. (Notice; Man Evening News 23/6/1917). b1896, brother to Joseph Alfred and Walter Jarvis, all were born at Pendleton and 1911C were living in Didsbury, Manchester. Their parents were Alfred Towe and Emma Bocking (b 1863 Hathersage and by 1871C living at The Hill, Outseats). (Emma’s sister Fanny married her husband Alfred’s brother, Joseph Towe).