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Edward Charles HOLMES

Regimental number2903
Place of birthMosman New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHaldene, 86 Spencer Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C. Holmes, 86 Spencer Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Caroline HOLMES, "Haldene", 86 Spencer Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1708 Sergeant Arthur James HOLMES MSM, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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