Francis Joseph FOWLER

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FOWLER, Francis Joseph

Service Number: 1339
Enlisted: 28 November 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawkchurch, England, 1891
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, France, 22 July 1916
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorials: National War Memorial (South Australia), Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

28 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
2 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1339, 10th Infantry Battalion
2 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1339, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE F. J. FOWLER.

Private F. J. Fowler, who was killed in action in France, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Fowler, of Bridport, Dorset. He was 25 years of age, and lived with his aunt at Clyde-street, Parkside. Prior to enlisting he was employed at the Globe timber mills." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 30 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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