Clement Peter Pruvot Lowe
Name: Clement Peter Pruvot Lowe
Service Number: 1385640
Branch: Royal Air Force (Volunteer Reserve)
Date of Death: 2 September 1942
Posted to: No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School in Paulson, Manitoba, Canada.
Particulars of death: Mid air collision with Lysander aircraft. Sgt Lowe was piloting Fairey Battle – 1962 with LAC Duncan, LAC Lambert when they came down in front of Lysander – 2389 that was being piloted by Sgt Ogden. The lysander sheared the tail off of the Battle sending the Battle out of control into Lake Dauphin. The lysander, though damaged was able to attempt a landing unfortunately the aircraft lost control, crashed and burned. The only survivor of the crashes was LAC R.E. Smith who escaped uninjured.
Place of Internment: He is intered in the Riverside Cemetery, Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada.
Further research is required.
- Operational Record Book
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89838959/clement-p_p-lowe : accessed 24 November 2021), memorial page for Sgt Clement P P Lowe (unknown–2 Sep 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 89838959, citing Riverside Cemetery, Dauphin, Dauphin Census Division, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by McKinn (contributor 47361452) .