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Arthur Ernest HOLT

Regimental number306
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPyap River, Murray and Broken Hill Schools
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBeryl Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMiss E.A.B. Holt, Beryl Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 27 September 1915
Place of death or woundingValetta Military Hospital
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row XV, Grave No. 3), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James HOLT and Emily BROOKS
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sydney Bock Holt, killed in Gallipoli, 17 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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