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Tom Fowler

"all hell breaks loose"

Fought in the biggest Naval battle in history

Tom Fowler was in the Australian Navy in World War 2. Now, at 102 years, he recalls being a part of two of the great naval battles of the War: Leyte and Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines, where a Japanese kamikaze plane attempted to¬† ‘bomb’ his ship, the HMAS Westralia.

Age in Video
102 years
Date of Birth
2nd September 1919
Place of Birth
Blackburn Victoria, Australia
Thanks To

Marilyn McIntyre, Gary Fowler, Andrew McIntyre

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