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Charles Gilbert HOWELL

Regimental number283
Place of birthHynam South Australia
OccupationEngine cleaner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs Sarah Howell, Milang Post Office, Milang, South Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: 27-28 August 1915

FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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