• Lonzie Edward Howell

Army / Flying Corps
  • 26th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 7th Brigade
  • Lance Corporal
  • Private

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    Unknown
  • Enlistment - WW1

    Claremont / Main Rd, Claremont TAS 7011, Australia

  • Birth

    Lilydale, TAS, Australia

Stories and comments
    • HOWELL Lonzie Edward Image Heritage Lillydale Tas. AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Tuesday, 3 December 2019

    HOWELL Lonzie Edward Image Heritage Lillydale Tas.

    HOWELL	Lonzie Edward Image Heritage Lillydale Tas.
    • HOWELL Lonzie Edward Image Heritage Lillydale Tas. AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Tuesday, 3 December 2019

    HOWELL Lonzie Edward Image Heritage Lillydale Tas.

    HOWELL	Lonzie Edward Image Heritage Lillydale Tas.
    • AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Tuesday, 3 December 2019

    Roll of Honour Lonzie Edward Howell Service number 882 Rank Lance Corporal Unit 26th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 04 October 1917 Place of Death Belgium Cause of Death Killed in action Age at Death 20 Place of Association Lilydale, Tasmania, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

    • AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Tuesday, 3 December 2019

    Belgium near Zonnebeke and Daisy Wood. C Coy (Ix) Plt Temp L/Cpl (A.W.M. Honour Roll particulars show Brother • Pte William Howell 3332 1st Aust Pioneers D.O.W. 23/10/17 Zonnebeke Hell Fire Corner Ypres - Buried on Menin Road next to Hellfire Cnr) (Red Cross – K.I.A. 04/10/17 No Trace Germany Pte Leo Leslie Noble Rignold 6610 26th Bn – The Batt had passed Zonnebeke and were working to the left when Howell got wounded by a shell at about 8.00am. I saw him sitting dazed in a shell hole. I heard after that he was dead. He belonged to C Coy Ix Plt. Pte Alexander David Cook 4105 26th Bn – Howell was killed right alongside me about 800 yards from the hop over just past Zonnebeke going towards Daisy Wood. We took his pay book. We went on about another 6/700 yards so he may have been buried. L/Cpl John Newly 6433 26th Bn – He was in C Coy and I saw him killed at Zonnebeke when he died almost instantly. He was hit by a piece of shell but I did not see him wounded. This happened on the morning of 4/10/17. Knew him well. Held the ground Pte John Henry Taylor 6435 26th Bn – I was about 2 yards from him at Zonnebeke Village on 4/10/17 daylight about 8.00am when he was killed by shrapnel. We were close to our second objective and his body was left where he fell. We held the ground. We were relieved by the 18th Bn on morning of 06/10/17. Up until then no burials had been made. (N.A.A. – 06/03/17 W.I.A. 04/10/17 K.I.A. Belgium)