Capt. John Fowler, Royal Scots


1885 Jun 12 Born Midlothian, Scotland. (RIC records)

1891 census at 28 West Nicholson St, Edinburgh

Name Age
Calvert Fowler 38
Jessie Fowler 37
Nellie A Fowler 7
John Fowler 5
John M Scott 20

1901 census at 3 Lord Russell Place, Edinburgh

Name Age
Calvert Fowler 47
Jessie A Fowler 44
John Fowler 18
Hellen Fowler 17
A W Mann 18


1914 Dec 15. The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh) — The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants: — John Fowler.

1914 Dec 17. Royal Scots. 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh)— The undermentioned temporary Second Lieutenants to be temporary Lieutenants : — John Fowler.

1915 Jan 14. The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh]— The undermentioned temporary Lieutenants to be temporary Captains: — John Fowler

1916 Mar 23 Landed in France

1919 Jul 1. The undermentioned appts. are made: — A.G.S AND Q.M.G.'S STAFF. , Empld. under Directorate of Graves Registration and Enquiries (CL CC).—Temp. Capt.J. Fowler, Serv. Bn., R. Scots.

1920 Apr 18. Service Battalions . R. Scots. Temp. Capt. J. Fowler relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Capt.

1920 Aug 6 Joined ADRIC with service no 120. Posted to Depot Coy

1920 Sep 8. Promoted Platoon Commander. He may have been "Sgt Major" too, but was only for 4 days between his elevation to DI3 and his resignation. He claimed to be a Major, but was clearly a Capt

1920 Sep 12. Resigned ADRIC "urgent private affair"