Ernest HOWELL

Ernest Howell Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Colac VIC
Resided
Goombungee
Occupation
Contractor
Enlisted
28-October-1914
Place
Brisbane
Age
25
Status
Single
Service No
N/N
Rank
Private
Unit
2nd Light Horse Regiment Field Ambulance
Embarked
N/A
Place
N/A
Active Service
Died prior to embarkation
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of disease
Date
14-December-1914
Place
Enogerra Military Hospital
Cemetery or Memorial
Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Goombungee Fallen Soldiers Memorial.

Brother of 351 Sergeant Douglas Howell MM.

 

Ernest Howell became ill at Enoggera Camp on 11 December 1914, possibly due to a reaction to typhoid inoculations two days earlier that adversely affected half the soldiers in the camp. He died from myelitis and heart failure.