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William HOWARD

Regimental number5398
Place of birthGrantham Qld
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMa Ma Creek, Grantham, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr J Howard, Ma Ma Creek, Grantham, Queensland
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1918
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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