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George Whitfield HOLLAND

Regimental number3808
Place of birthNathalia, Victoria
SchoolShepparton Park State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBenalla Road, Shepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. B. Holland, Benalla Road, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date14 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 good quiet boy and well liked by everybody who knew him" Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 1 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No.14), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph adn Barbara HOLLALND, Dookie Road, Shepparton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Charles Thompson Holland was killed or diedof wounds in France on 28th August, 1916. Brother: John Wesley Holland who was wounded in France on 1st July, 1916.

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