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David FOWLER

Regimental number3818
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolWest Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSpringfitter
Address7 Beatrice Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E P Fowler, 7 Beatrice Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 55), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Winifred Alice FOWLER. Native of Williamstown, Victoria

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