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Arnold HOLST

Regimental number14342
Place of birthSebastopol Vic
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
AddressBambra Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frederick Holst, Bambra Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Australian Wireless Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30867 (27 August 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191 (12 December 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2925 Pte Frederick Griffin HOLST, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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