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Howard Keith BAKEWELL

Regimental number13459
Date of birth17 November 1896
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
SchoolKyre College, Unley Park, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressVictoria Avenue, Unley Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Octavia Bakewell, Unley Park, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 3, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollHeadquarters 5th Division Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 22 April 1919
Discharge date5 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Disembarked Australia, 31 December 1919; discharged, 5 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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