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Edward HOLMES

Regimental number1687
Place of birthGawler South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAngaston, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Arthur Holmes, Angaston, South Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Auguston.

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