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Eric Mansfield HOLLOWAY

Regimental number5028
Date of birth9 March 1899
Place of birthSouth Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationScholar
AddressSouth Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edwin Holloway, Vulture Street West, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date9 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsCousins (1st): 3049 Pte Alfred Benjamin HOLLOWAY, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 25 August 1918; 2676 Pte Edwin Mansfield HOLLOWAY, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; Cousin (1st, once removed): 4093 Pte Hilton James BROKS, 26th Battalion, killed in action, 14 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the 3rd Militia Battalion, Canberra, 1938-40; Volunteer Defence Corps, 1941.
Date of death2 October 1966
Age at death67
Place of burialCremated: Norwood Park Crematorium, Australian Capital Territory

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