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Howard Archibald EASTWOOD

Regimental number1805
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address154 Bagot Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Steve Eastwood, 154 Bagot Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military service37th Battery, Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1916
Discharge date7 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1751 Pte Reginald Henry EASTWOOD, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919; 8301 Pte Stanley Stephen EASTWOOD, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action (shell shock), Gallipoli, 8 August 1915; evacuated to hospital in Alexandria, Egypt, 11 August 1915; evacuated to England, 23 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Ascanius', 25 March 1916. Discharged, 7 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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