QSA (0) (C. E. Lower, Car: Cr: HMS Magicienne);
AGS 1902 (1) Jubaland (C. E. Lower, Lg. Car. Cr., HMS Magicienne.);
Royal Navy LS&GC EdVII. (341459 C. E. Lower, Carp. Mate. HMS Hood.)
Charles Edward Lower was born in Portsatho, Cornwall, on 16 November 1872 and entered naval service on 15 February 1897. He served in HMS Magicienne between November 1897 and June 1901, during which period he saw promotion to Leading Carpenter’s Crewman in January 1901. Awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal in February 1912, he was shore pensioned in December 1912, but was re-engaged for service in 1917, serving until March 1920.