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Percy HOWLETT

Regimental number3119
Place of birthReading, England
SchoolChurch of england, Blue Coat School, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressKondinin via Corrigin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Howlett, 1 Sale Road, Gospel Oak, London, England
Previous military serviceColour Sergeant of the Church Lads Brigade
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt HOWLEU
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary HOWLETT, 69 New End Square, Hampstead, London, England. Native of Reading, England

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