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Chester L. Lower
Corporal, United States Air Force
He was killed on August 19, 1946 when the unarmed C-47 aircraft to which he was assigned was shot down by Yugoslav fighter planes. He is buried in a common grave in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery with four (4) other members of the crew: Captain Glen H. Freestone, Captain Harold F. Schreiber, Captain Richard H. Claeys and Corporal Matthew Comko.



Added: 16 April 1997 - Updated: 16 December 2004  Updated: 25 June 2005
Purple Heart Medal

Yugoslavia Crew Gravesite PHOTO December 2004

Yugoslavia Crew Gravesite PHOTO December 2004
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 3 December 2004