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Regimental number435
Place of birth9 Ellins Cottages, Edmissing Town, England
SchoolWest Ham Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Hollies, Dartford, Kent, Kent, England
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1916
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialContey British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hever and Maria HOLLIES. Native of Canning Town, London, England

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