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George Henry HOLMES

Regimental number3642
Place of birthThe Nile Tas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Holmes, The Mill, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 2 and Reinforcement 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 July 1955
Age at death65
Place of burialScottsdale Cemetery, Tasmania

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