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William Geroge Sydney HOLLAND

Regimental number850
Place of birthBunyip, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBunyip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Holland, Bunyip, Victoria
Previous military service5 years in the 13th Light Horse.
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"My son left here and went to Port Suez (I think) and saw 6 months active service and then went to France and was in active service all the time. He was until thetime of his death." Details from Father.
FateDied of disease 1 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William George
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialIngham (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, Suffolk
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John adn Elizabeth HOLLAND
Family/military connectionsCousin: Killed at Gallipoli

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