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Edward John Fowler
Birth: 1861
Death: Mar. 26, 1926

British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. During the Zulu War, he served as a Private in the 2nd Battalion, Cameronians Scottish Rifles. At the Battle of Inhlobane Mountain, South Africa, on March 28, 1879, Private Fowler along with two officers, was ordered forward in advance to dislodge enemy from a position in caves up the mountain. The path was so narrow that they had to advance in single file and the officer who first entered the cave was instantly killed. Private Fowler immediately sprang forward in front of the other officer and cleared the enemy out of their stronghold. For extreme bravery, he was promoted Colour Sergeant and awarded Victoria Cross Medal in April 1882. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium
Colchester
Colchester Borough
Essex, England
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jun 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9018339
Edward John Fowler
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Edward John Fowler
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
 
Edward John Fowler
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
 
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Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Aug. 12, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
A person is only dead, when his name is forgotten!
- Peter Harman
 Added: Jan. 19, 2015
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