Herbert Howard Kentwell FOWLES

FOWLES, Herbert Howard Kentwell

Service Number: 71
Enlisted: 21 August 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Teneriffe, Brisbane, Queensland, 31 March 1893
Home Town: Zillmere, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Ipswich Grammar School, Queensland
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed in Action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 30, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Chermside Zillmere School of Arts Roll of Honour, Gatton Weeping Mother Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Marchant Park Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, Enlisted at Brisbane
31 Aug 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, Promoted to embarking overseas
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Corporal, 71, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Omrah embarkation_ship_number: A5 public_note: ''
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Corporal, 71, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
8 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, Promoted prior to embarkation
14 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, Promoted to embarkation
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Sergeant, 71, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 71 awm_unit: 9th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1915-04-25

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Kentwell Fowles and Agnes Ellen Fowles of 'Menahous', Hill Street, Wooloowin, QLD

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

Also served in the Grammar School Cadets, Ipswich, QLD

He was awarded a Grammar School Scholarship.

He was also an Assistant Scout Master and enjoyed playing football and sailing