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James HOWARD

Regimental number3164
Place of birthScotts Creek, Victoria
SchoolScotts Creek State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressScott's Creek via Timboon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Howard, Scott's Creek via Timboon, Victoria
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in hospital.
FateDied of wounds 18 March 1917
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialCompton Chamberlayne Cemetery, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: robert and Mary HOWARD, Scotts Creek, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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