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Sydney Hercules HOLMES

Regimental number330
Place of birthPort Melbourne Vic
ReligionBaptist
OccupationPacker
Address132 Ross Street North, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary A Holmes, 132 Ross Street North, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: i MG Btn
Promotion date: 4 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: 1 MG Btn
Promotion date: 4 April 1919

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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