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Walter John Vere HOWELLS

Regimental number856
Place of birthSpring Bay Tas
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSpring Bay, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Howells, Spring Bay, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Walter John
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 October 1949
Age at death52
Place of burialTriabunna Cemetery, Tasmania

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