Another old army veteran has been lost by the death of Mr John Lowe. Deceased served over twenty-one years in the army, going through the Crimean and Indian Mutiny campaigns. He obtained several medals and clasps, and five good conduct badges. The old soldier emigrated in about 1871, since when he resided on the Manchester Block. He died in the Palmerston Hospital. His eldest son is serving with his regiment in India, the other members of the family residing near Feilding.