Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 September 2008)

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £200

Estimate: £140 - £180

Three: Private W. R. Fowler, Devonshire Regiment, died of wounds, 25 July 1916

1914 Star, with copy clasp (9032 Pte., 1/Devon. R.); British War and Victory Medals (9032 Pte., Devon. R.) nearly extremely fine (3) £140-180


William Reginald Fowler was born in Pembroke Dock and living at Camberley, Surrey, enlisted at Guildford. Serving as a Drummer with the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, he died of wounds, France/Flanders, on 25 July 1916. He was buried in the Mericourt-L’Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension. He was the son of Mr J. Fowler of 57 Lion Road, Bedminster, Bristol.