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Charles Herbert HOWELL

Regimental number2498
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressLincolnshire Hotel, North Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs H Robinson, Lincolnshire Hotel, North Essenden, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Adeline HOWELL. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales

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