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CPT Louis Robert Lowery

CPT Louis Robert Lowery

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Apr 1987 (aged 70)
Fairfax, Fairfax City, Virginia, USA
Burial Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1 Grave 6422
Memorial ID 6229067 · View Source
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United States Marine Corps Sergeant. Combat photographer. He photographed the raising of the first American Flag on Mount Surabachi on Iwo Jima on February 23. 1945. This flag was later replaced by the flag in the famous photograph by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press.

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 1 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6229067
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Louis Robert Lowery (24 Jul 1916–15 Apr 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6229067, citing Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .