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Philip Evans Astley HOLMES

Regimental number404
Place of birthSt Arnaud Vic
AddressVictoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C Holmes, Victoria Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Date of death21 June 1967
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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