Today's Honour Roll

Today's Honour Roll recognizes 62 Australians who fell on this day in history.
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Name Date of Death Conflict
FAIRWEATHER, James Burdett 6 Dec 1916 World War 1
ADAMSON, Charles Wesley 6 Dec 1915 World War 1
GERDTS, Robert Alexander (MM) 6 Dec 1917 World War 1
MACPHERSON, Alexander Roy 6 Dec 1944 World War 2
FOUNTAIN, Ronald Edward Robert 6 Dec 1944 World War 2

Vale Keith John (Chook) FOWLER OAM, 1920-2023

Vale Keith John (Chook) FOWLER OAM, 1920-2023

The Virtual War Memorial Australia would like to express our symphathy to the family of Keith John (Chook) FOWLER OAM who passed away last week at the age of 103 after a battle with cancer.

Keith enlisted in 1940 in the 2nd AIF and served in Syria and Java before he was captured by the Japanese and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway for more than three years.

He was the last surviving member of the 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion.

We will remember him.