Cyril Fowler

First Name: 
Cyril
Last Name: 
Fowler
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, March 21, 1894
Mother's Name: 
Clara Fowler nee Southall
Father's Name: 
Joseph Fowler
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, October 8, 1913
Rank at Enlistment: 
Seaman
Rank at Discharge: 
Able Seaman
Unit: 
HMAS Australia
Service: 
Royal Australian Navy
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Monday, August 20, 1962
Place of Death: 
Gosford, N.S.W.
Details: 

Cyril Fowler (Service No 3373) was born in Greta, N.S.W.

At 19 he joined the Royal Australian Navy and served until 20th August 1919.

He was posted to HMAS Australia on 30th June 1915 and served in the North Sea until the war ended and the ship returned to Australia in 1919.

Cyril wrote a letter home to his sister in July 1917 in which he informed her of a number of Illawarra boys were serving with the Navy.

In July 1930 he became engaged to Pearl Ward and they married later that year.

Cyril died in Gosford in 1962 and is buried in Point Clare Cemetery.

Sources: 
NAA: A6770, FOWLER C

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