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Raymond Richard Fowler

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Raymond Richard AWMM
    • Raymond Rickards Public - Bruce - Other relative - 17 April 2020 - Family- Raymond’s grandfather was Charles Rickards Fowler (Born Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucester)
  • Surname
    Fowler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14211 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Catholic Public - Bruce - Other relative - 27 February 2021 - Service records

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hampden Street, Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr O.J. Fowler (father), Hampden Street, Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    14211 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Raymond Fowler was the son of Osborne James Fowler and Bridget Tresa Fowler, of Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Raymond was the youngest child and the last unmarried sibling. His parents were in their 60s when he enlisted, Osborne suffering from Paget’s disease and confined to home. Public - Bruce - Other relative - 27 February 2021 - Service history
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens Public - Bruce - Other relative - 27 February 2021 - Service records
  • Grave reference
    Face 13 Public - Bruce - Other relative - 27 February 2021 - Service records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2106266
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 138 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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