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Herbert Arthur George FOWLES

Regimental number1040
Place of birthBallan Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
AddressKorumburra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Will F Fowles, Korumburra, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Awards entry illegible on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli, turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Frederick and Jane Charlotte FOWLES, Korumburra, Victoria. Native of Ballan, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 920 Pte Walter Ernest FOWLES, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 7 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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