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Regimental number3779
Place of birthCargo, New South Wales
SchoolBowan Park School Public School, New South Wales
AddressBowen Park, Cudal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Samuel Holden, Bowen Park, Bowen PO, Cudal, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 35th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 17 October 1918
Place of death or woundingPort Said, Egypt
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 10), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Rosalind HOLDEN, Bowan Park, Orange, New South Wales. Native of Cargo, New South Wales. Commemorated in Orange Cemetery, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6760 Pte Herbert HOLDEN, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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