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Cecil Louis HOLST

Regimental number3295
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolConvent Catholic School, Moora, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChauffeur
AddressMoora, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Andrew Holst, Moora, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSte. Emilie Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 10), Villers-Faucon, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Rose HOLST, Moora, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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