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Full Name
Robert Try Fowler
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert Try
Surname
Fowler
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39033
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Unemployed
Next of Kin
Mr F.L. Fowler (father), Seadown, Timaru, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District
Timaru
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 65
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
4 September 1942
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
XXVII. C. 4.
Biographical Notes
Robert Fowler was the son of Frank and Bella Fowler, of Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • CommonwealthWar Graves Commission URL http://www.cwgc.org

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