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William Chas HOLDING

Regimental number4136
Place of birthYara, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Holding, Yarra Glen, Victoria
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Chas spelt Charles
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death21
Place of burialEtretat churchyard Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie HOLDING, Yarra Glen, Victoria
Family/military connections2 Cousins
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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