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Ambrose Leo HOWARD

Regimental number2346
Place of birthHundred Mile Creek near Kapundo, South Australia
SchoolCatholic Schools
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressWalkerville Terrace, Walkerville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Short, Eighth Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDrowned in the River Seine.
FateDrowned 9 October 1918
Place of death or woundingRiver Seine
Age at death23
Place of burialPicquigny British Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary HOWARD, 7 Matilda Street, Gilberton, australia. Native of Kapunda

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