Frederick HOWLETT

HOWLETT, Frederick

Service Numbers: N251376, NX148094, NX148094
Enlisted: 25 February 1943
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 60th Field Park Company
Born: Dulwich Hill, NSW, 15 July 1914
Home Town: Summer Hill, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Machinist
Died: Circumstances of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

25 Feb 1943: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Sapper, SN N251376, Army Training Units

World War 2 Service

10 Jan 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN NX148094, 60th Field Park Company, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
30 Jan 1946: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Sapper, SN NX148094 , 60th Field Park Company

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Biography contributed by Jessica Dunn

Frederick George Howlett was born on July 15, 1914, in New South Wales, Australia, to Agnes Eliza Saisell, age 37, and Archie William Howlett, age 36. His mother Agnes Eliza passed away on July 20, 1914, in Burwood, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 37. 

Frederick George Howlett lived in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia, from 1936. Frederick George Howlett married Mildred Johanna Hall in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, in 1943 when he was 29 years old.

Frederick George Howlett served in the military in 1944 in New South Wales, Australia, when he was 30 years old.  He enlisted in 1939 at Leppington, NSW.

Like most men during WW2 he was initially drafted int the Militia Svc No. N251376. Later he was  transferred to the 2nd AIF NX148094. 

He served in No. 60 Field Park Company, Australian Army Service Corps. He served in the Royal Australian Engineers as a 'Sapper' - private soldier.  He was discharged on 30 Jan 1946. Source:

His father Archie William passed away on March 8, 1946, at the age of 67.

Fred Howlett lived in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia, from 1949. 

Frederick and Mildred were divorced in 1949 after 6 years of marriage. He was 35 years old.

Frederick Howlett lived in Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia, from 1958, and in Ettalong, Robertson, New South Wales, Australia from 1972.

His death and burial details are unknown, despite extensive research. There is a possibility of his death being 19 May 1978 in Quirindi, NSW, but it is not confirmed as yet.