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Roy Emanuel FOWLER

Regimental number2814
Place of birthParkes, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionSeventh Day Adventist
OccupationFarmer
AddressParramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Emanuel Fowler, Pennant Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2814A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMeterin France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row N, Grave No. 347), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Emanuel and Mary Jane FOWLER, Church Street, Carlingford, New South Wales. Native of Parkes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2815 Pte Herbert Cecil FOWLER, 1st Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 5 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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