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Clarence Griffith FOWLER

Regimental number18045
Date of birth18 February 1895
Place of birthPaddington, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRoyal Engineer
AddressRoseville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eveline Emily Fowler, 'Bellvue', Trafalgar Avenue, Roseville, New South Wales
Previous military service12th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date30 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st and 2nd Field Troops
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsCousin: 18211 Sapper Charles BIBBING, 4th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919; Brother-in-law: 4795 Pte James Percival MANSFIELD, 20th Bn, died of wounds, 9 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: N65523, Sergeant; enlisted 11 October 1939; discharged 31 May 1941.
Date of death18 April 1972
Age at death77
Place of burialCremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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