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Samuel William HOWIE

Regimental number5270
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
AddressAlberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Howie, Coburg Road, Alberton, South Australia
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameConvalescent Depot, Harefield Park, London
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/84/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Work at Jeancourt 18-23 September 1918.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 16, 18 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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