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William Alvan HOLLAND

Regimental number1075
Place of birthPenrith, New South Wales
SchoolDe La Salle College, Armidale, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShoe machine expert
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss O L Holland, Manor Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPoi?res, Somme, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Matilda HOLLAND. Native of Armidale, New South Wales

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