Francis Charles HOWARTH

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HOWARTH, Francis Charles

Service Numbers: 1978, R1978
Enlisted: 6 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Vic., 1892
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Swanston Street SS 1094
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, France, 9 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Geelong War Memorial, St Albans Concord Division O.S.T. No 8 Honor Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

6 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1978, 6th Infantry Battalion
3 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN R1978, 6th Infantry Battalion
3 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN R1978, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Melbourne
9 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 1978, 6th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Francis and Margaret HOWARTH