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Hurtle Henry HOLLY

Regimental number1078
Place of birthHackham, South Australia
SchoolMorphet Vale, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressTorrensville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs R Elliot, Torrensville, South Australia
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4918
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateDied of wounds 17 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave NO. 16), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Caroline HOLLY, 1 Haywards Avenue, Torrensville, South Australia. Native of Hackham, South Australia

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