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William John HOLDEN

Regimental number2674
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
OccupationTimber trade driver
AddressFrederick Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Hooper Holden, Frederick Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAeroplaane Cemetery (Plot IIi, Row A, Grave No. 14), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Catherine HOLDEN. Native of Fremantle, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: T.G. Holden, Killed in Action.

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