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Frederick Philmore HOWELL-PRICE

Date of birth11 June 1888
Other NamesHOWELL-PRICE, Frederick Phillimore
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressSt Mary's Rectory, Pearson Street, Balmain East, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs J Howell-Price, St Mary's Rectory, Balmain East, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name2nd Light Horse Brigade Train
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Company, Australian Army Service Corps


Unit: Staff Desert Mounted Corps
Promotion date: 1 November 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Colonel Owen Glendower HOWELL-PRICE MC, 3rd Bn, died of wounds, 4 November 1916; Major Philip Llewellyn HOWELL-PRICE DSO MC, 1st Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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