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William George Law HOWIE

Regimental number1722
Place of birthPerth Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address6 Northcote Road, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Howie, Balfornio Road, Scone, Scotland
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William George
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 8), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella HOWIE, Ivybank, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland

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