Edward James HOWELL

Regimental number3847
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
OccupationMill hand
AddressPindalup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, Edward Howell, Elizabeth Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 6), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Jane HOWELL, 114 Moreland Road, Brunswick, Victoria. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal