PRIVATE JOHN LOZOWSKI, of the U.S. Marines was born in Philadelphia, March 8, 1923. The family moved to Camden when John was quite young. When the 1930 Census the Lozowski family lived at 1602 Broadway, next door to a one-time saloon that would be known as Iggy's Cafe upon the repeal of Prohibition.
He studied at Bonsall School, Hatch Jr. High, and was a January, 1941 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden NJ, where he took part in many school activities. While a student at Hatch Jr. High, John received the American Legion School Award, a bronze medal. He had been an employee of the Radio Condenser Company of Camden NJ as an apprentice toolmaker. After entering the service in November of 1942, he was stationed at Parris Island, Cherry Point NC.
John Lozowski died in an airplane crash at Atlantic Field NC on April 4th, 1943, at the age of 20. He was survived by his parents, George and Cecelia Lozowski of 1143 Sheridan Street, Camden NJ, a sister Rita, and a brother George Jr.
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