Robert Try Fowler Unknown date of birth - Died 4 September 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number39033 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRobert Try AWMM SurnameFowler AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39033 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Unemployed AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr F.L. Fowler (father), Seadown, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39033 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMTimaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Robert Fowler was the son of Frank and Bella Fowler, of Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death4 September 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceXXVII. C. 4. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Robert Try Fowler by laying a poppy. Robert Bruce Fowler Robert George Fowler Robert Try Fowler Ronald George Fowler Ronald George Fowler Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Robert Try Fowler Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commissionhttp://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 65 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.