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Hedley Vicars HOWE

Regimental number188
Date of birth31 January 1892
Place of birthSingleton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressMethodist Ladies College, Wayville, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Howe, Methodist Ladies College, Wayville, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: "25 September 1918 and 6 January 1919"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 2 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Bombing officer, 3rd Infantry Brigade, 1918.

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