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William Andrew HOLMES

Regimental number1896
Place of birthHobart Tas
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationIndependent
Address34 Dow Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Forsythe, 34 Dow Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 13 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 November 1966

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