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Admiral Sir Robert Swinburne Lowry K.C.B.
4 March 1854
1 April 1854 in Zante (Zakynthos), Ionian Islands [ s4125 ]
29 May 1920 in Wickham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom [ s3817 ]
2 June 1920 in St. Nicholas Churchyard, Wickham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Born 23 September 1865 - Died 28 December 1948
12 December 1893 in Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdom [ s3644 ]
 Child 1
Born 18 August 1899 - Died 4 September 1975
 Child 2
Born 21 November 1904 - Died 17 July 1975
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Robert Swinburne Lowry 1854 - 1920Robert Swinburne Lowry 1854 - 1920
Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes
Name: Robert Swinburne Lowry
Event Type: Baptism
Christening Date: 1 Apr 1854
Christening Place: Zante (Zakynthos), Ionian Islands
Father's Name: Robert William Lowry
Mother's Name: Emily Rohesis
Affiliate Publication Number: RG33_082
[RFSS May 2015]

For more details on the Ionian Islands see Zakynthos

Educated HMS Britannia.
Joined Royal Navy in 1867, rescued corvette Seignely at Jaffa 1892 (thanks & china from French Government), Assistant Director Naval Intelligence 1897-1900, Flag-Captain to Rear-Admiral Lord Charles Beresford ("Charlie B") in HMS Ramillies, commanded HMS Ganges, Hood, Russell, etc, President Royal Naval War College 1907-08, commanded 2nd Cruiser Squadron 1908-10, Admiral commanded in Scotland 1913-16, Commodore-in-Chief Rosyth 1916, ret 1917, Chairman of Committees on Naval Education 1916-17 and Mercantile Marine 17-18, had Royal Humane Society's bronze medal for saving life; 40 year career but never in action.

England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007
Name: Robert S. Lowry
Event Type: Death
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration Year: 1920
Registration District: Fareham
County: Hampshire
Event Place: Fareham, Hampshire, England
Age: 66
Birth Year (Estimated): 1854
Volume: 2B
Page: 661
Line Number: 33
[RFSS Dec 2014]
England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920
Name: Robert Swinburne Lowry
Spouse's Name: Helena MacGregor Greer
Event Type: Marriage
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration Year: 1893
Registration District: Marylebone
County: London
Event Place: Marylebone, London, England
Volume: 1A
Page: 1135
Line Number: 333
[RFSS Sep 2014]
[ s4125 ] Christening Record - England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes - Christening of Robert Swinburne Lowry on 1 April 1854 - Zante (Zakynthos), Ionian Islands - CR1854-01-04-RSL
[ s3817 ] Death Registration - England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 - Death of Robert Swinburne Lowry registered 2nd Quarter 1920 in Fareham Registration District, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom - Volume: 2B, Page: 661, Line Number: 33 - DR1920-29-05-RSL
[ s3644 ] Marriage Registration - England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index - Marriage of Robert Swinburne Lowry and Helena MacGregor Greer on 12 December 1893 registered in Marylebone Registration District, London, England, United Kingdom - Volume: 1A, Page: 1135, Line Numbers: 242 and 333 - MR1893-12-12-RSL-HMG
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