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Norman Ronald HOWELL

Regimental number1951
Place of birthMildura, Victoria
SchoolEchuca State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButter factory employee
AddressEchuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F W Howell, High Street, Echuca, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row N, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Katherine HOWELL, Echuca, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Cpl Thos. R. Lowe who was in the Field Artillery was killed on 18th September, 1918 and is buried at Rosel.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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