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William Ewart HOLMES

Regimental number295
Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSkin buyer
AddressSt Kilda, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Holmes, Glenholme Sandal Wakefield, England
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name15th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 September 1915

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