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Charles George Golding HOWARD

Regimental number309
Place of birthDarling Point, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, North Shore, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMaster carrier
AddressRoma, Edward Street, Gordon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs L G Howard, Roma, Edward Street, Gordon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceN.S.W. Lancers for 2 years.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He enlisted in August, 1914 with A Coy. 1st Australian Light Horse; Left with the 1st Contingent in October, serving in Gallipoli from May till September. Invalided home to England at the end of 1915 and left for France February, 1917 attached to 2nd Battalion, when killed in Australian advance on ? The Sgt. had been rpomised a Commission at the time of his death." Details from Mother.
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*noted as Charles Leo on NR
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Date of death9 April 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHermies British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 4, buried near this spot), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lily GOLDING-HOWARD, Gordon N.S.L., Sydney. Served as "Howard"

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