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James Shaw HOWE

Regimental number1143
Place of birthNairn Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Howe, 43 Orchard Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1140
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row G, Grave No. 10A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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