Fowler, H G
HUBERT GEORGE FOWLER
There is no trace of a FOWLER H G in either the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s dataset, nor in Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919.
However, there is a Hubert George FOWLER aged 20, a roundsman of Watford, who enlisted 29 June 1915 in Watford. His attestation was for Short Service (For the Duration of the War) with no previous service in His Majesty’s Forces. He was Driver T4/108274 in the Army Service Corps and embarked for France 21 August 1915. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 21 AUgust 1915. He was discharged 25 June 1918 as no longer physically fit for Service. and was awarded the Silver War Badge issued 17 June 1918.
Son of the late Edwin and Elizabeth (nee KNIGHT) FOWLER.
His parents married 17 August 1878 at St Mary’s, Edlesborough, Bucks. Edwin died 1917 in Watford aged 66, and was buried 25 July in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Elizabeth died 1918 in Watford aged 64, and was buried 26 November, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Hubert was born 1 May 1895 in Northall, Bucks, and attended Alexandra School, Watford, from 12 January 1903 to 19 February 1909. He was unmarried, died 1920 in the Watford district aged 24, and was buried 6 March in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
On the 1901 Census, aged 5 he lived in Edlesborough, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, a stable boy aged 15, he lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
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