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Edward Selwyn HOLMES

Regimental number10528
Place of birthArmadale Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressWagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, H R Holmes, Barharwa, Bengal, India
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Sanitary Section
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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