Private JOHN ARTHUR HOWELL (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Private
Forenames JOHN ARTHUR
Surname HOWELL (photo added)
Initials J A
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Saturday, 10 April 1915
Date of Death Saturday, 22 July 1944
Age 29
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From BILSTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 4080858
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Monmouthshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RYES WAR CEMETERY, BAZENVILLE
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IV. H. 9.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF MR. AND MRS. D. HOWELL, OF BILSTON, STAFFORDSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commision data records his age as 31. Information provided for his date of birth indicate his age was 29 when he was killed.

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission data records his regiment as 2 Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment, however, his original cross grave marker states his unit as South Wales Borderers.

 

 

 

Private John Arthur Howell, photograph undated.

 

 

References
1. Photograph and additional information kindly provided by Lisa Guest.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Lisa Guest
Individual photograph: Lisa Guest
Additional photographs provided by: Lisa Guest and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Lisa Guest

 

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