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John Bertram HOWLETT

Regimental number3685
Place of birthNewtown, Victoria
SchoolFlinders School, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressCorio via Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Howlett, Corio via Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceOne year in Commonwealth Forces in 1914.
Enlistment date24 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.2
Place of burialMont HUon Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row K, Grave No. 5A), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie HOWLETT, 5 Bell Parade, North Geelong, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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