|Place of birth||Sydney New South Wales|
|Address||53 Glebe Street, Glebe, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Sarah Howard, 53 Glebe Street, Glebe, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||7th Field Company Engineers|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Field Company Engineers|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
For conspicuous gallantry and resoursefulness in destroying enemy wire with mobile charges in face of enemy opposition.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'With a party of 34 Sappers 15 Infantry , Sapper HOWARD showed conspicuous gallantry and resourcefulness in operations destroying enemy wire entanglements with mobile demolition charges. Both [2780 G.E.] HILL and HOWARD laid and successfully fired charges in face of enemy opposition.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189