|Place of birth||Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Holyer, 17 Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/10/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Company, Imperial Camel Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 1 March 1916.
Transferred to 2nd Double Squadron, Serapeum, 6 July 1916.
Transferred to 4th Australian Camel Regiment, Abbassia, 2 November 1916.
Transferred to 17th Company, Imperial Camel Corps, Abbassia, 7 February 1917.
Admitted to ICC Field Ambulance, Sheikh Nuran, Palestine, 22 July 1917 (piles); transferred to Rest Camp, 25 July 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Tel el Marakeb, 25 July 1917; discharged to duty, and rejoined unit, 4 August 1917.
Admitted to Field Ambulance, Sheikh Nuran, 10 September 1917 (septic hand); transferred to Anzac Rest Camp, Marakeb, 13 September 1917; discharged to duty, 20 September 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 21 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 7 November 1917 (gun shot wound, neck); admitted to Recovery Station, Beersheba, 8 November 1917; transferred to 21st Stationary Hospital, 9 November 1917; reported 'dangerously wounded', 11 November 1917; transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 12 November 1917; pronounced 'out of danger', 26 November 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ulysses', 15 February 1918 (gun shot wound, jaw and throat); disembarked Sydney, 20 March 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane, 9 May 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||First given name incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Sydney.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HOLYER Sidney|