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Lancelot Walter James Fowler



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lancelot Walter James AWMM
  • Surname
    Fowler AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 September 1896 AWMM ReeftonWest Coast AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Reefton Public - Peter - Researcher - 19 September 2019 - Family records
  • Birth notes
    son of Walter and Ethel Fowler who lived mostly in Motueka Public - Peter - Researcher - 19 September 2019 - Family records
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    Army AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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    • Son of Walter and Ethel Fowler who spent most time living in Motueka. On the Roll of Honour for Nelson City.

      Listed in the NZ Gazette 1918, Vol.1, pp.1207 as a letter carrier living in Wakefield Quay, Nelson. AWMM
    • Lancelot's name appears on the Nelson City Roll of Honour. He was called up and attended Trentham Camp during WW1. He was called up in August 1916 very close to his 20th birthday. Family recollections suggest he got seriously ill - perhaps meningitis and was sent home. He was called up again in 1918 but did not embark for overseas.
      During WW2 it is believed he served as a quartermaster in the Home Service. Public - Peter - Researcher - 19 September 2019 - family recollections
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About death

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  • Death
    26 May 1977 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 19 September 2019 - Family records
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  • Documents
    Cenotaph data entry form AWMM


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19 September 2019PeterNelsonResearcher

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