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William John HOLMES

Regimental number29094
Place of birthPalea, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressQueens Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Holmes, Queen Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 116
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rdward and Marion HOLMES. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 March 1930
Age at death52
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, New South Wales

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