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William Robert HOWELL

Regimental number4141
Place of birthMackay Qld
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressHomebush, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSq
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Hastings, Innisfail, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Hannah HOWELL. Native of Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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