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VC822   George Julian Howell

Name   George Julian Howell   No.   2445   

VC Issue No.   822   Awards   VC   MM

Regiment   Regiment 1st (New South Wales) Battalion, AIF


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Staff Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   Repatriation General Hospital, Hollywood, Perth, Western Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Karrakatta Crematorium, Hollywood, Perth, Australia

Cremated   Karrakatta Crematorium, Hollywood, Perth, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   29 December 1963

Headstone   Plaque    Plot/Grave no.   Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   27 June 1917

VC Presented   21 July 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Memorial Plaque, Karrakatta Crematorium, Hollywood, Perth, Western Australia

Howell Soldiers Club, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Howell Place, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Display, Hall Of Valour,  Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

By The Way…

His nickname was Snowy

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT, Australia



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VC 821
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The First World War

BORN   23 November 1893

DIED   23 December 1963   AGE   71

VC Won   6 May 1917   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Near Bullecourt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

VC Ephemera

Thank you to Anthony Staunton