Thursday, December 1, 2016
PVT Frederick van Dorn Fowler
b. 25 Aug 1916 - d. 1 Dec 1944, son of Frederick James and Gretchen (Wertz) Fowler he was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas and drafted 25 March 1944. His real name was Frederick Van Dorn Fowler but he apparently went by "Van" is entire life. He reported for duty with A Company 116th Infantry while they were engaged at Aachen, Germany and was killed during the drive on Julich. PVT Fowler is buried at the Netherlands American Cemetery.