Soldier Summary

Claude Howard

Military History

Rank: Private

Unit: Australia. Australian Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921).

Serial Number: 6928 (AIF); 193043 (British Army)


Occupation: seaman. Served in AIF 28th Battalion and 201st battalion, Machine Gun Corps of the British Army. Claimed to be Canadian when enlisted in 1915.

Residence[1]London, England, U.K.
Re-enlisted [1]03/16/1917Perth, Australia
Served in German New Guinea[1]
Birth1882 or 1884

[1]Anzacs in Arkhangel: the untold story of Australia and the invasion of Russia, 1918-19



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