Staff Sergeant George Howell VC, MM - 1st Bn, Australian Imperial Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Name Thomas Leslie,
AXFORD
John,
CARROLL
Sir Hughie,
EDWARDS
Robert,
GEE
Rank Corporal Lance-Corporal Air Commodore T / Captain
Force 16th Bn, AIF 33rd Bn, AIF 105 Squadron, Royal Air Force 2nd, Bn Royal Fusiliers
VC won Hamel Woods, France,
4 July 1918
St Yves, Belgium,
7 - 12 June 1917
Over Bremen, Germany,
4 July 1941
Masnieres, France,
30 November 1917
London Gaz 17 August 1918 2 August 1917 22 July 1941 11 January 1918
Born Carrieton,
18 June 1894
Brisbane, Queensland,
16 August 1892
Perth,
1 August 1914
Leicester, England,
7 May 1876
Died 11 October 1983,
on a flight to Australia
4 October 1971,
Perth
5 August 1982,
Darling Point, NSW
2 August 1960,
Perth
Grave Karrakatta Crematorium, Perth Karraketta Cemetery, Perth
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )
Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )
Karrakatta Crematorium, Perth
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Royal Fusiliers Museum, London
Remarks MM None KCMG, CB, DSO, OBE, DFC MC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Name James Heather,
GORDON
George Julian,
HOWELL
Martin,
O'MEARA
Clifford William King,
SADLIER
Rank Warrant Officer Staff Sergeant Private Lieutenant
Force 2 / 31st Bn, AIF 1st Bn, AIF 16th Bn, AIF 51st Bn, AIF
VC won Djezzine, Syria,
10 July 1941
Bullecourt, France,
6 May 1917
Pozieres, Somme, France,
9 - 12 August 1916
Villers-Bretonneux, France,
24 - 25 April 1918
London Gaz 28 October 1941 27 June 1917 5 September 1916 11 July 1918
Born Rockingham,
7 March 1909
Sydney, NSW,
23 November 1893
Rathcabbin, Co Tipperary, Ireland,
6 November 1885
Camberwell, Victoria,
11 June 1892
Died 24 July 1986,
Perth
23 December 1963,
Perth
20 December 1935,
Perth
28 April 1964,
Busselton
Grave Karrakatta Crematorium, Perth Karrakatta Crematorium, Perth Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )
Karrakatta Crematorium, Perth
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Australian War Memorial, Canberra Army Museum of Western Australia, Perth St George's Cathedral, Perth
Remarks None MM None None

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Name Leslie Thomas,
STARCEVICH
Hugo Vivian Hope,
THROSSELL
James Park,
WOODS

Rank Private Captain Private
Force 2 / 43rd Bn, AIF 10th Light Horse Regiment, AIF 48th Bn, AIF
VC won Beaufort, North Borneo,
25 May 1945
Kaiajik Aghala, Gallipoli, Turkey,
29 - 30 August 1915
Le Verguier, France,
18 September 1918

London Gaz 8 November 1945 15 October 1915 26 December 1918
Born Subiaco,
5 September 1918
Northam,
27 October 1884
Gawler, South Australia,
2 January 1891

Died 17 November 1989,
Carnamah
19 November 1933,
Greenmount
18 January 1963,
Claremont

Grave Esperance Public Lawn Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )

Location
of VC
Army Museum of Western Australia, Perth Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks None None None

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