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VC1059    Albert David Lowerson


Name   Albert David Lowerson    No.      

VC Issue No.   1059   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Australian Imperial Force, 21st (Victoria) Battalion



Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Myrtleford, Bogong, Victoria, Australia

Place Of Death   At his home, 'St Quentin', Myrtleford, Bogong, Victoria, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Myrtleford Cemetery, Bogong, Victoria, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   14 December 1918

VC Presented   1 March 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Myrtleford Cemetery, Bogong, Victoria, Australia

P  Display, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Lowerson VC swimming pool, Myrtleford, Bogong, Victoria, Australia

Lowerson Place, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Ingleburn RSL Club, Sydney, NSW, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Borella Road, Peards Complex, East Albury, NSW, Australia

By The Way…

Before joining up, he was a gold prospector in New South Wales

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



VC 1058 VC 1060
VC 1058
VC 1060

BORN   2 August 1896

DIED   15 December 1945  AGE   49

VC Won   1 September 1918   AGE   22

Place VC Won  Mont St. Quentin, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War