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James Brown Fowler

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class I James Brown Fowler

February 16, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/136319

Age:

33

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Joseph and Mary Denholm Fowler.

Commemorated on Page 308 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BLANTYRE CEMETERY
Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. G. Grave 28.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class I James Brown Fowler is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class I James Brown Fowler is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of JAMES BROWN FOWLER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES BROWN FOWLER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES BROWN FOWLER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James Brown Fowler– Fowler, James Brown - Warrant Officer, Class I. Born 8th February, 1911, at Bothwell, Scotland. Educated at Langside School and Queens Park Secondary School, Glasgow. Entered the service of the Bank 30th April, 1929. Served at Totonto city branches and others in Ontario. Enlisted 8th November, 1941, from Parliament & Carlton (Toronto) in R.C.A.F. Sergeant 3rd November, 1942; Flight Sergeant and Warrant Officer, Class II, in October, 1943; Warrant Officer, Class I, in February, 1944. Trained at Gananoque, Ont., and Ancienne Lorette, Que. Overseas in November, 1942. Attached R.A.F., Bomber Command.  Killed over North Sea while returning from a bombing raid over Berlin 16th February, 1944. His body was subsequently recovered and buried in Blantyre Cemetery, Lanarkshire, Scotland.   From a memorial booklet prepared by the Canadian Bank of Commerce.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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