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Regimental number1408
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolBallarat State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Gertrude Friend, 180 Bagot Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceA member of the 84th Infantry, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date12 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialContay British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Judith HOLLINGBERY;husband of Helen HOLLINGBERY, 322 Piccadilly Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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