Alfred HOWE


HOWE, Alfred

Service Number: 3237
Enlisted: 12 February 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woodville South Australia, 21 May 1891
Home Town: Woodville, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Mouquet Farm, France, 16 August 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

12 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3237, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3237, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
29 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 10th Battalion to the 50th Battalion at Tel-el-Kebir
16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3237, 50th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert Howe and Mary Ann Howe nee Collins. Brother of Ernest Howe and Robert Howe

Husband of Jessie Sophia Howe nee Bowditch of Lonsdale Street, Woodville North, SA. Alfred and Jessie were married on 29 December 1909 at the Adelaide Registry Office, SA

Father of Gordon Alfred Howe, Dorothy Jessie Howe, Thelma Eileen Howe and Stanley Lewis Howe

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