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Henry Ernest HOWARD

Regimental number443
Place of birthBlakeville, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressKelmscott, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, David Chas Howard, Kelmscott, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot Row D, Grave No. II), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Margaret HOWARD, Kelmscott, Western Australia. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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