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Herbert HOULT

Regimental number4284
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address32 Hill Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 4"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Hoult, 32 Hill Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 29 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He went to the gold fields when he was 25. Was there 3years. Then back to England for 2 years. Then to Australia again to different gold fields. Went to New Zealand when he was 17." details from Wife.
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialSerre road Cemetery No. 2 (P)lot XIII, row M, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred HOULT and his wife Emma PIKE; husband of Margaret HOULT, "The Cottage", Torquay, Victoria
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1916

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