|Place of birth||Birkenhead, England|
|School||Our Lady's and St Edwards Elementary School, Birkenhead, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||26|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Mary Jane Holland, 348 Price Street, Birkenhead, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||32|
|Age at death from cemetery records||32|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Mary HOLLAND (nee Heywood), 348A Price Street, Birkenhead, England|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 18 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.
Taken on strength of 31st Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 1 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916.
Previous report of wounded now, 22 August 1916, to be reported as wounded and missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 1 August 1916, pronounces fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1360105, 1058 Pte W. REID, 31st Bn, 30 November 1916: 'He was killed at Fleurbaix on July 19th. I saw his dead body as we went across in the charge.'
Second statement, 1058 Lance Corporal W. REID, 31st Bn (patient, War hospital, Huddersfield, England), 16 August 1916: At Fleurbaix he saw Holland lying dead in a trench near the German Lines.' (Comment by interviewer: 'Informant is intelligent and reliable.')Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HOLLAND Thomas
Red Cross file 1360105