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Sidney George HOLLAND

Regimental number800
Date of birth11 November 1892
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolConvent School (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address16 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs C M Holland, 16 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. I), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Annie HOLLAND; husband of Mrs C. HOLLAND, 89 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4044 Pte Alfred Edgar HOLLAND, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 19 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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