Robert William Lowry (1824 - 1905):
Robert Lowry was born in Drumreagh, County Tyrone, and was educated in Dungannon and Belfast. He joined the 47th Regiment and served in the Crimea and the Ionian islands. In 1863 he was promoted to the rank of colonel and commanded field forces in the defence of Canada in 1866. He eventually became a lieutenant-general and was created a Companion of the Order of the Bath.