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Howard William GARRITTY

Regimental number859
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Albany, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
Address117 Charles Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Garritty, 117 Charles Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed as Naval Cadet, Albany and Citizen Military Forces, Perth, WA
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death20.11
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Louisa GARRITTY, 38 Waugh Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Age at death20
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 8), France

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