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Robert Harold HOLMES

Regimental number309
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Claremont, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressFrancis Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, T C Holmes, Francis Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gallipoli
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth HOLMES; husband of Mrs P. HOLMES, 48 Queensdale Road, Holland Park, London, England

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