Fowlie, Alexander John
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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