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Charles Alfred HOLMES

Regimental number478
Place of birthRokewood Junction Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRokewood Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Geo Richard Holmes, Rokewood Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B 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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work at Suzanne on 25-26 and 26-27 August 1918.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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