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Austin Claude Selwyn HOLLAND

Date of birth20 September 1889
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Occupationlnsurance broker
Address64 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eva Louise Holland, 64 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name3rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion


Unit: 53rd Battalion
Promotion date: 9 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 30 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

Legion D'Honneur : Croix de Chevalier (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191
Date: 12 December 1918

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