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Robert Gordon FOWLER

Regimental number5335
Place of birthMonteagle, New South Leles
SchoolParramatta Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
Address46 Liverpool Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Samuel Fowler, MacPhersons Estate, Wyong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSenior Cadet. Trained at Petersham and Goulburn
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 March 1917
Place of death or wounding2nd Battle of Somme near Albert
Age at death18.11
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Barbara Hume FOWLER, Beamish Street, Campsie, New South Wales. Native of Monteagle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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