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Edward Samuel HOLLIS

Regimental number5115
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoids Avenue, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hollis, Woids Avenue, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 4 (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 9), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: thomas and Mary HOLLIS, Woids Avenue, Hurstville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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