Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Fowlie, Alexander John

Rank: Private

Regiment: 13th Infantry Battalion, Australian Expediationary Force

Biography: Son of John Fowlie, clerk of works. Born Aberdeen, October 1889; educated Fordyce Academy; student in Arts and Agricultural Science; M.A., 1911. Whilst studying to complete his B.Sc. (Agr.), he received a very good appointment in a rubber plantation in Galang Bazar, off Sumatra. Finding the German extraction of his superiors not to his liking, he went to Christmas Island and afterwards to Australia, where he was farming when war broke out. Fowlie enlisted in the 13th Infantry Battalion Australian Expeditionary Force in January 1915. After some months' training in Australia he sailed with his Battalion for Egypt, and in April 1915 took his share in the landing at Gallipoli. He served there for some months, and was killed in action, 20 August 1915.

Date of Death: 20 August 1915

Burial Details: Buried at Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Anzac Special Memorial.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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