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Walter Ernest HOLLAMBY

Regimental number4575
Place of birthPortslade-by-Sea, Sussex, England
Place of birthPortslade, Sussex, England
SchoolNational School, Portslade-by-Sea, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressAloomba via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Hollamby, Aloomba via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18.9
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot X, Row H, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Lucy HOLLAMBY, Aloomba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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