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First Name: William

Last Name: Lowe

Birthplace: Shreveport, LA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Houston, TX
Middle Name: L.

Date of Birth: 04 January 1870

Date of Death: 03 August 1944

Rank: Major

Years Served:
William Laign Lowe

•  Spanish-American War (1898)
•  Philippine-American War (1899 - 1902)
•  World War I (1914 - 1918)


William Laign Lowe

Major, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Awarded the Silver Star citation as cited in by the War Dept. Aug. 15, 1924, (then a 1st Lieutenant) for gallantry in action in the pursuit of superior forces of the enemy under the Insurgent General Tinio, in Northern Luzon, P.I. Dec. 4-18, 1899, through a most dangerous and difficult country, through hardships and exposure, thereby forcing the enemy to liberate twenty-two American prisoners held by him, Dec. 18, 1899.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 318428   Created by: drjones46




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