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Herbert Darius HOWARD

Regimental number6743
Place of birthKindred, Tasmania
SchoolState Schooling
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr J Howard, Kindred, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Darius spelt Darins
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death28
Place of burialBaupaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Matilda HOWARD, Kindred, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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