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John HOWE

Regimental number3902
Place of birthNuneaton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressOatmills, Chapel Street, Bedworth, near Nuneaton, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 9"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Howe, Oatmills, Chapel Street, Bedworth, near Nuneaton, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Warwickshire Imperial Yeomanry.
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 4, Field Ambulance 5, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date4 August 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 12 March 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 4 August 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death19 November 1942
Age at death50
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOWE John

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