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Richard George HOLMESBY

Regimental number2819
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTobacco presser
AddressLeyland Parade, Belmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Robina Adelaide Holmesby, Leyland Parade, Belmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1960
Age at death68
Place of burialYass Church of England Cemetery, New South Wales

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