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Thomas HOWARD

Regimental number3668
Place of birthKempton, Tasmania
SchoolNational School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDevonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary A Labers, Devonport, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 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 27 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, row G, Grave No. 5), La chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary HOWARD, Griffiths Street, Devonport, Tasmania. Native of Kempton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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