Louis Robert Lowery

Louis Robert Lowery

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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World War II United States Marine.A combat photographer, he photographed the raising of the first American Flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima island 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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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 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 .