|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Drouin, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, George Fowler, 31 Sutherland Street, Coburg, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Senior Cadets for four years.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/9/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 2162 Pte George Harold FOWLER MM, 59th Bn, killed in action, 29 September 1918; 6967 Gunner Justin Bede FOX, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 15 November 1917.|
Parents wrote to HQ Castlemaine Camp, 1 October 1916: '...we refuse to consent to his sailing before he is 19 years of age. Our reason is, that in our opinion only well seasoned and older men are able to stand the strain of this great war.' On 21 January 1917 they gave their consent, adding: 'If we had more sons of military age we would gladly consent to their going.'
War service: embarked from Australia, 11 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917. Marched in to 4th Light Horse Details, Tidworth, 20 July 1917; transferred to Artillery Details, Larkhill, 24 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 17 November 1917. Taken on strength as Gunner, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, and posted to 50th Battery, 26 November, 26 November 1917. Posted to signalling school, 17 March 1918; returned to unit, 25 March 1918. On leave to United Kingdom, 8-31 December 1918.
Disembarked at Southampton from France to report to Australian Army Service Corps Camp, Parkhouse, 19 April 1919. Granted leave, 29 April-1 May 1919.
Granted leave on full military pay (no allowances) to gain experience in fancy leather goods manufacturing with R.W. Stiby, 45 Old Gold Street, London EC, England.
Commenced return to Australia, 3 September 1919; disembarked, 20 October 1919. Discharged 27 November 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal~