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John William HOLMES

Regimental number7245
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs F M Holmes, Norfolk Avenue, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 24 April 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death12 September 1963

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