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John Thomas HOLDROYD

Regimental number5370
Place of birthYorkshire, England
SchoolChurch of England
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHicksborough, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laura Holdroyd, Dudley via Hicksborough, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 38), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth HOLDROYD; husband of Laura HOLDROYD, Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia. Native of Yorks, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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