Flight Sergeant Alexander Edwin HOWELL

From Australia serving in the Royal New Zealand Air Force

Service No: 401275 (RNZAF)
Born: Ballarat VIC, 10 May 1915
Enlisted in the RNZAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 274 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations: Mediterranean Struggle 1942, (No. 274 Squadron Hurricane aircraft Z5086) Gazala, Libya, 3 April 1942, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Gunner Edwin James Howell, Royal Australian Artillery, Killed in Action in France, 31 July 1917, and of Euphemia Susan Howell (nee Ewan)
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Column 265, Alamein Memorial, Egypt

Flight Sergeant Howell flying Hurricane Z5086 was lost over Gazala, Libya on 3 April 1942 as the result of enemy action.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
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