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Howard Otis IRISH

Regimental number576
Place of birthBarbertry, Ohio USA
Place of birthBarberton, Ohio, United States of America
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBamawm, Ivc
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, D W Irish, Bamawm, via Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.3
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 30), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Delbert and Minnie IRISH, Bamawm, Rochester, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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