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George Frederick HOWE

Regimental number301
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Peter Howe, 12 Hotham Street, Preston, Victoria
Previous military service12th ALH
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 180), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie HOWE, "Cranford", Hotham Street, Preston, Victoria. Native of New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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