Joseph Harold FOWLER

Regimental number636
Date of birth14 February 1891
Place of birthLord John Swamp, Queensland (later called Wildash)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCivil servant
AddressCharters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Honora Josephine Fowler, Mary Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 137 Corporal Wilbraham Lee FOWLER, 15th Bn, killed in action, 27 September 1917; 446 Sergeant John Cyril FOWLER, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Served in France and was gassed at Villers-Bretonneux.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 January 1975 - Kenmore Repat. Hosp. Brisbane
Place of burialAnzac Section of Mt. Gravatt Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland