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George Harold FOWLER

Regimental number2162
Place of birthHealesville, Victoria
SchoolDrouin West State School No. 1417, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDrouin West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Fowler, 31 Sutherland Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceCitizens Forces
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2162A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 10 May 1918

FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingEstr?es, 1918 France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row S, Gave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Lucretia FOWLER; husband of Gladys C. FOWLER, 5 Perrett Street, West Brunswick, Victoria. Native of Coburg, Victoria

'CG 15'
Source: 4/2/1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 3239 Gunner Donald Charles FOWLER, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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