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Edward Michael HOLLAND

Regimental number3681
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolSt Mary's School, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCurrier
AddressKensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Holland, 85 McCracken Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date11 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He enlisted three years before he went away but he had to go back towork as the place he was working had a big Indian Haines ........?" Details from Brother.
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. and Mrs M. HOLLAND. Native of Geelong, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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