Alan Robert Dower

1916–14 September 1985 (Age 69)
Carlton, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Alan Robert

When Alan Robert Dower was born in 1916, in Carlton, Victoria, Australia, his father, Robert John Dower, was 34 and his mother, Lillian Annie Nicholls, was 30. He married Jean Wedgwood in 1941, in Gardenvale, Victoria, Australia. He died on 14 September 1985, in Anglesea, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 69, and was buried in Springvale, Victoria, Australia.

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Alan Robert Dower
Jean Wedgwood
Marriage: 1941

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Gardenvale, Victoria, Australia

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World Events (7)


Age 2

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 2

Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.

Age 23

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a baker, doghere, from an agent derivative of Middle English dogh ‘dough’.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Dauer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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