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Howard Palmer WARING

Regimental number299
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolRuthdown Street State School, Carlton, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationDespatch clerk
AddressSorrett Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Waring, Sorrett Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas on the torpedoed transport Southland, served in Gallipoli also France and Belgium and at time of his death was stretcher bearer.
FateDied of wounds 25 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22.9
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sarah Ann and William Josiah WARING.
Family/military connectionsHarold Gray late 8th Batt cousin by marriage.

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