Born in Newhall, Nantwich, Cheshire in 1896, the eldest son of George and Ellen Howell of Newhall, Aston, Nantwich, Cheshire.
His occupation shown in the 1911 Census was pigboy at Mickley Hall, Broomhall, Cheshire.
Regiment : XVII Corps Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps, formerly 16103 Cheshire Regiment
Rank : Lance Corporal
Service Number : 1952
Killed in action; France 4th September 1918 Aged 22