Record of Conduct and Service (Herbert Arthur George Fowles)
From the Collection of Victoria Police Museum Mezzanine Level World Trade Centre Siddeley Street Docklands Victoria
- Official document
- world war 1, 1914-1918; victoria police; fowles, herbert arthur george 5851
- When the First World War broke out, Australian men from all backgrounds and professions were called to serve their country. Members of the Victorian Police force were some of the first to answer the call with twenty men joining the first convoy of soldiers who left Australian shores in October 1914. Over the course of four long years, one hundred and thirty-eight Victorian Police enlisted from stations across the state. Of these, twenty-seven lost their lives. Whilst the fate of each man was different, a deep commitment to protecting and serving the public was common to all.
Victoria Police service: Joined: 27/02/1913; Discharged: 19/08/1914
WW1 service: Enlisted: 20 August 1914; Highest rank: Gunner; Regiment: 2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade; Fate: Killed in action 2 June 1915, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey
- 30 Oct 2017 at 3:01PM