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William Hubert FOWLER

Regimental number3791
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMerredin, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Fowler c/o Mrs W Elsegood, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: Unspecified

Military Medal


Recommendation date: May 1916

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry. In attending to and collecting the wounded during a fierce bombardment. Their [Fowler and 2480 Pte E. Gardiner] devotion to duty saved the lives of several of their wounded comrades.'

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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