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John Thomas HOLLEY

Regimental number1138
Place of birthGoodooga, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Holley, Goodooga, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death24
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth HOLLEY, Goodooga, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3121 Lance Corporal William James HOLLEY, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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