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  • Courtesy of Jim Grundy, face book Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 first published in the Nottingham Evening Post newspaper on 22nd October 1915
Person Details
Dunkirk Nottingham
He was the son of Joseph and Emma Howitt and the brother of Ernest and Gertrude Howitt. In 1911 they lived at 77 Montpelier Road Old Lenton Nottingham.
He was a polisher.
16 Sep 1915
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115389 - CWGC Website
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Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Alfred Howitt served at Gallipoli with the battalion. Illness was a bigger killer than the enemy and he contracted enteric fever. He was moved to a hospital on Malta where he died.
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta. Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 29 September 1915. 'HOWITT died of enteric fever, 16 September, at Malta, Private Alfred Howitt, 9th Sherwood Foresters, son of Joseph and (-) Alice Howitt of Dunkirk.'
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  • Courtesy of Jim Grundy, face book Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 first published in the Nottingham Evening Post newspaper on 22nd October 1915
    Alfred Howitt - Courtesy of Jim Grundy, face book Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 first published in the Nottingham Evening Post newspaper on 22nd October 1915
  • Photo Steve Morse
    Howitt's grave buried in Pieta Military Cemetery Pieta Malta - Photo Steve Morse