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John Maitland HOLLAND

Regimental number2927
Place of birthBeverley District, Western Australia
SchoolQuairading Public School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMount Stirling, Quairading, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Holland, Mt Stirling, Quairading, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2927A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 18), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Jane HOLLAND, Quairading, Western Australia. Native of Beverley District, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsTwo Brothers: Killed and returned to Egypt
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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