Remembering Private Howell, brave soldier and a gentleman

Published Monday, 7 September 2015

Relatives from as far away as Australia have gathered today to remember Private William Howell at the Bromley war memorial which now bears his name for the first time.

Private William Kitchener Howell died 72 years ago today whilst taking part in the allied invasion of Italy on active service with the SAS. Private Howell’s relatives discovered that his name was never inscribed onto Bromley’s war memorial in Martin’s Hill and approached the council to ask that this act of remembrance could be collected. Read more...