Howard Stanley FILMER

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FILMER, Howard Stanley

Service Number: 1826
Enlisted: 8 April 1916, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bega, New South Wales, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Bega, Bega Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Redground School near Crookwell, New South Wales
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed in Action, Cachy near Amiens, France, 30 March 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

8 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1826, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
4 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1826, 33rd Infantry Battalion
4 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1826, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
9 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1826, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the buttock

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frederick John and Fanny Filmer of Upper Street,  Bega, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

8 August 1933 - Base Records wrote a letter to father confirming that despite the most searching inquiry and investigation CWG could not find Howard's grave