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Howard Alan CANTON

Regimental number596
Place of birthPalmerston North, New Zealand
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJournalist
Address73 Moray Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs Rose Mellor, 100 Ferguson Street West, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

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