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William HOWELL

Regimental number3332
Place of birthShepparton Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressLilydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachel Howell, Lilydale, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMenin Road Beach Military Cemetery (Plot III< Row J, Grave No. 20), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of thomas HOWELL; husband of M.E. Van Rooy (formerly HOWELL), 19 Drummond Street, Euston Station, London, England. Native of Lily Dale, Tasmania

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