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Ernest Blair HOWELL

Regimental number473
Place of birthDunedin New Zealand
OccupationPiano maker
AddressHertford Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Frederick Howell, 8 Royal Terrace, Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll437
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Blair spelt Blaik

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