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John HOWSON

Regimental number7194
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSeaman
AddressHighgate Hill, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edwin Howson, 4 Henry Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date17 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Date of death9 September 1965
Place of burialCairns Civil Cemetery

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