Darcy Henry HOWARD

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HOWARD, Darcy Henry

Service Number: 3669
Enlisted: 30 September 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ringarooma, Tasmania, 25 May 1895
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
Died: Killed in Action, Ypres, Belgium, 29 October 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Ypres Reservoir Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3669, 26th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
5 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3669, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3669, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Melbourne
29 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3669, 26th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography

"...3669 Private Darcey Henry Howard, 26th Battalion, of Launceston, Tas. Pte Howard enlisted on 30 September 1915 and embarked aboard HMAT Kyarra on 3 January 1916. On 29 October 1917 he was killed in action at Ypres in Belgium." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)