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Ernest William Howden MAJOR

Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Address'Weardale', Albert Road, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Charlotte Christina Major, Horseshoe Bend, Norrat, via Terang, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name38th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Promulgated, 'London Gazette', 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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