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Regimental number1311
Place of birthTyabb, Victoria
SchoolSomerville Public School, Somerville, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMornington Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Holley, Mornington Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 28), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Susan HOLLEY, Frankstown, Victoria. native of Somerville, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: Killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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