Wilbraham Lee FOWLER

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FOWLER, Wilbraham Lee

Service Number: 137
Enlisted: 24 September 1914, Townsville
Last Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Thursday Island, Queensland, 14 January 1887
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: Ravenswood State School
Occupation: Bank Accountant
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 27 September 1917, aged 30 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 137, 15th Infantry Battalion, Townsville
1 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Corporal, SN 137, 17th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Corporal, SN 137, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
26 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 137, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 137, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW right thigh
6 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 15th Infantry Battalion
25 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Quartermaster Sergeant, 15th Infantry Battalion
27 Sep 1917: Involvement SN 137, 15th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Wilbraham Lee FOWLER was born on 14th January 1887 in Thursday Island, Queensland

His parents were Joseph Longton FOWLER & Hannorah/Honora LEE