Percy Adolphus HOWARTH

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HOWARTH, Percy Adolphus

Service Number: 4555
Enlisted: 28 September 1915, Lithgow, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Rankin, New South Wales, 3 May 1899
Home Town: Perthville, Bathurst Regional, New South Wales
Schooling: Bathurst District School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (POW of Germany), France, 23 April 1918, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Fouquescourt British Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

28 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4555, 20th Infantry Battalion, Lithgow, New South Wales
9 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4555, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Sydney
9 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4555, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Apr 1917: Wounded
7 Apr 1918: Imprisoned Villers-Bretonneux
7 Apr 1918: Wounded Villers-Bretonneux, 2nd occasion
23 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4555, 20th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Percy was born fifth of nine children of James Howarth & Louisa Callan and christened 21 August 1899 at All Saints Cathedral Bathurst, N.S.W.