Lieutenant Albert Chowne VC MM - 2 / 2nd Bn, Australian Imperial Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Name Albert,
CHOWNE
John Alexander,
FRENCH
Bruce Steel,
KINGSBURY
William Ellis,
NEWTON
Rank Lieutenant Corporal Private Flight Lieutenant
Force 2 / 2 Bn, AIF 2 / 9th Bn, AIF 2 / 14th Bn, AIF 22 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force
VC won Dagua, New Guinea,
25 March 1945
Milne Bay, New Guinea,
4 September 1942
Isurava, New Guinea,
29 August 1942
Salamaua, New Guinea,
16 March 1943
London Gaz 6 September 1945 14 January 1943 9 February 1943 19 October 1943
Born Syndey, New South Wales,
19 July 1920
Crows Nest, Queensland,
15 July 1914
Melbourne, Victoria,
8 January 1918
Melbourne, Victoria,
8 June 1919
Died 25 March 1945
Dagua, New Guinea *
4 September 1942,
Milne Bay, New Guinea *
29 August 1942,
Isurava, New Guinea *
29 March 1943,
Prisoner of War, Salamaua, New Guinea *
Grave Lae War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea Port Morseby War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea Port Morseby War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea Lae War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Not publicly held Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks MM
* killed during his VC action
* killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action * Executed by the Japanese

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Name Sefanaia,
SUKANAIVALU



Rank Corporal


Force 3rd Bn, Fijian Infantry Regiment


VC won Bougainville, Solomons,
23 June 1944



London Gaz 2 November 1944


Born Yathata Island, Fiji,
1918



Died 23 June 1944,
Bourgainville, Solomons *



Grave Rabual War Cemetery, New Britain, Papua New Guinea *


Location
of VC
Not publicly held


Remarks * killed during his VC action


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