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Charles Spurgeon HOLLAND

Regimental number3807
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolShepparton Park State School, Shepparton, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressBenalla Road, Shepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J.N. Holland, No. 2 Settlement, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was a quiet lad not given to drink or gambling." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Barbara HOLLAND, Shepparton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: George Whitfield Holland who was killed in action in France on 1st July, 1916. Also John Wesley Holland who was wounded in France on 1st July, 1914.

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