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Lionel Reginald HOWARTH

Regimental number4399
Place of birthNewtown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationHorse driver
AddressRaynor Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Grace Bedding, Raynor Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was killed with another man, named Wally Saunders of Arncliffe, Sydney, NSW" Details from Foster Mother.
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death17
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialDaours communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Foster son of Grace BEDDING, "Walworth", Raynor Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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