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Herbert William HOLLIS

Regimental number2690
Place of birthYackandandah, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressClifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A L Hollis, 52 Council Street, Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1919
Discharge date28 March 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 9 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 January 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 28 March 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOLLIS Herbert William

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