Contact Us: The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project

If you would like more information about the Anzac Memorial Centenary Project you can contact the Office for Veterans' Affairs within the NSW Department of Justice

Telephone: 02 8061 9288

On this day
25 March

1945 — Lt A CHOWNE won a Victoria Cross for his gallantry at DAGUA, New Guinea, when he knocked out two Japanese machine-guns and paved the way for the 6th Division’s advance on WEWAK. The award was made posthumously.  Chowne had previously been awarded a Military Medal.