Herbert Francis HOLMES

Regimental number1919
Place of birthBurrowa New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNarrawa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Holmes, Reid's Flat via Burrowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1919B
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 7 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1720 Pte George Mathew HOLMES, 45th Bn, killed in action, 5-8 August 1916; 1994 Pte Mark HOLMES, 35th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death1 August 1940
Place of burialCowra Cemetery, New South Wales