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Harold Ernest HOWARD

Regimental number2540
Place of birthCowra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBinney Street, Newtown, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Edward Howard, Binney Street, Newtown, Cowra, New South Wales
Previous military service42nd Infantry
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 August 1974

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