Frederick Helmut Walter Eberhardt Hermann "Helmut" LOWE

Male 1914 - 1977  (63 years)


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  • Name Frederick Helmut Walter Eberhardt Hermann "Helmut" LOWE 
    Nickname Helmut 
    Born 13 Mar 1914  Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Adopted Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Nov 1977  Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cremated 22 Nov 1977  Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Garden of Remembrance, Ruthven Street
    Notes 
    • Born in Berlin, lived in Bremen, Nth Germany from age 4 years. Interned in Persia (now Iran) while working for a German company. British interned him and sent him (with others) to Loveday camp, South Australia for 3 years, being released when the war ended. He came up to visit Ernie [who was in the same camp] at Ashgrove where we lived when Dad retired (1935) We fell in love at first sight.
      Source: Irene Lowe Feb 2004
    Person ID I205  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2018 

    Father Richard LWE,   d. 1939 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Agnes KLEMM,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Family ID F729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Irene Gladys Doris WENCK,   b. 2 Jun 1921, Booie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 2011, Rosalie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Engaged 16 Jun 1946  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • LOWE-- WENCK. -- The engagement is announced of Irene Gladys Doris, only Daughter of Mr. &  Mrs. E. A. F. Wenck, Mareeba Road, Ashgrove, to Helmut W. Lowe, of Launceston, Tasmania.
    Married 14 Dec 1946  Ashgrove, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • LOWE -- WENCK.-- When Miss Irene G. D. Wenck (Ashgrove) is married to Mr. Helmut W. Lowe (Tasmania) in St. Finbarr's Church, Ashgrove, to-morrow, she will wear a white marquisette gown. Misses G. Wilson and P. Gillette will attend the bride. The reception is at Prince's, and the honeymoon will be spent at Coolangatta. [4]
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Mar 1914 - Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAdopted - - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEngaged - 16 Jun 1946 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1946 - Ashgrove, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1977 - Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 22 Nov 1977 - Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Frederick Helmut Walter Eberhard Hermann Lowe, Death date: 20/11/1977, Mother's name: Agnes Klem, Father/parent's name: Richard Lowe, Registration details: 1977/C/7321.

    2. [S134] Mailing list message SEQ-GERMANS, (aus-qld-se-germans@rootsweb.com), Hess, Kev. 7 Mar 2007. "Re:Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance Cemetery lookup".

    3. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1946 'Family Notices.', Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (Qld. : 1926 - 1954), 16 June, p. 9, viewed 19 February, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article98371857.

    4. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1946 'MOTORING SOUTH FOR HONEYMOON.', The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), 13 December, p. 8, viewed 14 February, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49337384.

    5. [S139] Glenys Ward, "Wenck family tree," e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 7 Dec 2005.