Howard Oswald WATERS

Badge Number: S23790, Sub Branch: Edwardstown

WATERS, Howard Oswald

Service Number: 2706
Enlisted: 22 June 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gawler, South Australia, 15 October 1888
Home Town: Gawler, Gawler, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover
Died: Myrtle Bank, South Australia, 24 March 1970, aged 81 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mitcham Anglican Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

22 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2706, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
9 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2706, 13th Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2706, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
4 Jul 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2706, Discharged medically unfit, Mitral disease

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

24 January 1916 - Returned to Australia on board Karoola

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

28 March 1949 - His Returned from Active Service Badge number 24224 was found in Melbourne

23 Septer 1922 - Married Annie Duncan at the resdence of H Duncan, Glenelg

RSL Information

31 March 1937 - Joined Glenelg Sub Branch

1 January 1934 - Transferred to  Railways Sub branch

19 April 1938 - Transferred to Edwardstown Sub Branch

Addresses - 40 Maxwell Street, Edwardstown; last known address was 40 Ferguson Avenue Myrtle Bank;

Badge S15497 lost