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Charles Hugh HOWITT

Regimental number8
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, George Howitt, Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCQMS
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Date of death9 March 1955

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