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Thomas HOWARD

Regimental number7266
Place of birthBallybaughan Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPolice constable
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Howard, Derrynavaha, Ballybaughn County Clare, Ireland
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


At Meteren on night 10/11 May 1918 displayed great initiative and gallant leadership.
Recommendation date: "15 and 21 May 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

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