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John Joseph HOLIEN

Regimental number2576
Place of birthColac Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressColac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sophia Holien, Elliminyt via Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date17 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2557 Pte Martin Thomas HOLIEN, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 October 1956
Place of burialGeelong West Cemetery

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