Edwin James HOWARD

HOWARD, Edwin James

Service Number: NX17655
Enlisted: 27 May 1940
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hants, England, 25 May 1919
Home Town: Stanmore, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Brunei Bay Area, Borneo, 17 July 1945, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Labuan War Cemetery
Cemetery/memorial reference: C. A. 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, NX17655
27 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, NX17655, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
27 May 1940: Enlisted NX17655, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
11 Apr 1941: Involvement 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, Siege of Tobruk
23 Oct 1942: Involvement 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, El Alamein
4 Sep 1943: Involvement 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns
17 Jul 1945: Involvement Corporal, NX17655, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, Borneo - Operation Oboe July - August 1945

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