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Archibald Hector HOWARD

Regimental number60234
Place of birthNerang, Queensland
SchoolLandsborough State School, Landsborough, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressGoomeri, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W H Howard, Roslyn, Coomeri, Queensland
Enlistment date23 April 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th General Service Reinforcements
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in a Military Hospital.
FateDied at sea 27 October 1918
Place of death or woundingSierra Leone, Africa
Age at death27
Place of burialFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery (Row 4, Grave No. 180), West Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret HOWARD, Roslyn, Goomeri, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: James Colin Howard served in 11th Battery in France.

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