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Regimental number3162
Place of birthBlyth, S.A.
SchoolMoreland State School
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationRailway porter
AddressMoreland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Holloway, 62 Cameron Street, Moreland, Victoria
Enlistment date21 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialEtretat Churchyard Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily HOLLOWAY, MacGregor Street, Malvern, Victoria. Native of Blyth, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Lieut L Scarborough
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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