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William Holmes HIRD

Regimental number18468
Place of birthCarnforth England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGembrook, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Hird, Gembrook, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJune 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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