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William Ernest HOLMES

Regimental number3579
Place of birthBundaberg Qld
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressNarangba, North Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Constace Holmes, Narangba, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919

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