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Eric John HOWARD

Regimental number2949
Place of birthSeven Hills, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, S. Howard, Seven Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot Ii, Row A, Grave No. II0, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sidney and Evelyn HOWARD, Seven Hills, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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