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William John HOLDER

Regimental number1942
Date of birth21 April 1888
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs E J Holder, Brandy Creek, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 October 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1945 Pte Hubert HOLDER, 21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement, returned to Australia 21 December 1917; Brothers-in-law: 504 Pte Benjamin George WUCHATSCH, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia 10 July 1919; 1208, Pte Frederick Joseph WUCHATSCH,7th Bn 1st Reinf, returned to Australia 24 September 1918; 39 Dvr Raymond WUCHATSCH, 24th Bn, Transport Section, returned to Australia 8 April 1919.
Date of death19 January 1951
Place of burialSpringvale, Victoria

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