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PostSubject: Lieut. D. G. M. Fowler, 91st Foot   Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:34 pm

"Donald George MacKay Fowler was appointed a Lieutenant in the 91st Highlanders in June 1874, and served as Adjutant of his regiment throughout the Zulu War of 1879. Present in the advance to, and relief of, Etshowe, including the battle of Ginghilovo, he also participated in the advance of Crealock’s Division to Port Durnford.

Advanced to Captain in June 1884, he served as Adjutant of the 5th Volunteer Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders between 1886-91, and as a Major in the 3rd (Renfrewshire) Volunteer Battalion of the same regiment from 1894. Fowler finally resigned his commission in May 1901, having been granted the honorary rank of Lieutenant-Colonel."
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PostSubject: Re: Lieut. D. G. M. Fowler, 91st Foot   Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:12 pm

"Donald George MacKay Fowler was born in about 1850 and became Captain in
the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders.

He went to South Africa and in about 1879, married Georgina Charlotte
Hare (daughter of Robert Hare and Louisa Dickinson Proctor.

Donald and Charlotte had two children:

Louisa Lockhart Fowler, b. abt 1883, and
Lilias Roberta Fowler, b. abt 1889 in Helensburg, Dunbartonshire,
Scotland."

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PostSubject: Re: Lieut. D. G. M. Fowler, 91st Foot   Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:23 pm

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"{Book, eroding} In loving memory of Donald George Mackay FOWLER, late Captain Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, born 29th October 1850, died 11th October 1927; and of his wife Charlotte Georgina HARE, born 10th February 1859, died 22nd December 1909"

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PostSubject: Re: Lieut. D. G. M. Fowler, 91st Foot   Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:51 pm

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In loving memory of Donald George MacKay Fowler, late Captain Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders born 29th Oct 1850 died 11th Oct 1927 and of his wife Charlotte Georgina Hare born 10th Feb 1859 died 22nd Dec 1909. 
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