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John Denison HOWELL

Regimental number2228
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressPort Hedland, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Ernest John Howell, 85 Bishops Mausions, Fulham London, England
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF16
Promotion date: 4 August 1917


Unit: INF16
Promotion date: 1 May 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 16 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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