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Darcy Henry HOWARD

Regimental number3669
Place of birthListinna Station, Scotchdale Line, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Address29 Essex Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John P Howard, 29 Essex Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 57), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: P. and Henrietta HOWARD, 29 Esk Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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