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Edgar Arthur HOLTHAM

Regimental number57435
Date of birth13 August 1899
Place of birthMurroon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurroon Post Office, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height6' 0"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr John James Holtham, Murroon Post Office, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 April 1918
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date15 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 31 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 15 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOLTHAM Edgar Arthur

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