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John William HOLST

Regimental number2841
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address12 Marlborough Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J A Holst, Raemont, Paddington Heights, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Parents: John and Florence HOLST, Lodge Road, Eagle Junction, Brisbane. Native of Sydney

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