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Howard Penrose ELWIN

Regimental number2584
Date of birth17 October 1895
Place of birthNarrandera, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNarrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Henry Elwin, Narrandera, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Harold Penrose stated as given name on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsDied at home, "Wooyeo", Lake Cargelligo, NSW
Date of death24 April 1949
Place of burialLake Cargelligo Cemetery. NSW

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