HOWELL, Benjamin Hinds
(Service number 22191)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Engineer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs W. B. HOWELL (mother), Marston Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th reinforcements, J Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 29 August 1984 Age 87 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 11, Plot 333
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of William Barker and Annie Elizabeth HOWELL. Sisters Alice Mary Hinds HOWELL and Winifred Nancy Hinds HOWELLb oth served in the Army Nursing Service in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [6 February 2014]; Headstone image Timaru Cemetery (Timaru District Council) [27 July 2014]

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