Ernest Albert LOWER


LOWER, Ernest Albert

Service Number: WX5769
Enlisted: 22 June 1940
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: KELLERBERRIN, WA, 9 December 1919
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Papua, 1 December 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN WX5769
22 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, SN WX5769, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion


The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at War" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer to page 65. Ernest was born 9th Dec 1920, and prior to the war he was a labourer of Kellerberrin WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn. Unfortunately, he was Killed in Action 1st Dec 1942. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget

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