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David Roydon Seymour HOWELL

Regimental number854
Place of birthBothwell Tas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Ernest Howell, 81 Franklin Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name David Royden
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row G, Grave NO. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Jean HOWELL. Native of Black Marsh, Kempton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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