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William James HOLMES

Regimental number1714
Place of birthLancashire England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCattle drover
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William James Holmes, 33 Silver Street, Oldham Road, Miles, Platting, Manchester, England
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Date of death14 April 1965
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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