Kathleen Fowler enlisted in the Australian Women's Army Service in 1943 and served in a variety of postings until demobilisation in 1947. She re-enlisted in the Women's Royal Australian Army Service in April 1951. From 1961 she was directly involved in planning and administration of the WRAAC. On 23 Feb. 1972 she became the third Director of WRAAC and remained in the position until 4 July 1977.
Colonel Fowler was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia on 9 June 1975.
Source used to compile this entry: A Stroll Down Memory Lane: A Brief History of the Women's Royal Australian Army Corps.