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Regimental number1698
Place of birthEngland
SchoolOatley Public School, Brisbane, QLD
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGaythorn Road, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Hollingsworth, Gaythorn Road, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Place of burialLe Peuplier Military Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 3), Caestre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie HOLLINGSWORTH; husband of Jane HOLLINGSWORTH, Gaythorne Road, Fiveways, Albion, Brisbane, Australia; Native of England

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