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Stanley Robert HOWARD

Regimental number1680
Place of birthAlbert River
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCanungra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Jane Howard, Canungra, Queensland
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ada Jane HOWARD. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date2 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 14 January 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, back; paraplegic), Brisbane, 2 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death16 April 1937
Age at death40
Place of burialMount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOWARD Stanley Robert

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