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Samuel Walter HOWELLS

Regimental number3116
Place of birthBallarat Vic
OccupationMaster grocer
Address67 Cheatam Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Howells, 67 Cheatam Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Belgian Croix de Guerre

Recommendation date: 21 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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