|Place of birth||Bury England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Brother, R Holt, Hill Street, Bury, Lancashire, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
For courage at Mont de Merris near Strazeele on night 29-30 May 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'In the operations against enemy posts at MONT DE MERRIS near STRAZEELE on night 29th/30th May, 1918, Private HOLT moved out with two comrades and bombed a machine gun which had been harassing his platoon during the consolidation of a newly gained objective. His prompt action silenced the gun and his courage inspired the remainder of the platoon.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Bar to Military Medal
'For very skilful and daring patrol work during operations near LIHONS on 10th and 11th August 1918. Private HOLT volunteered and led a daylight patrol through the trenches running towards the enemy and successfully located the enemy positions and machine gun. Making full use of the ground his patrol worked their way forward and sniped several of the enemy, putting two machine guns out of action. He set a splendid example throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Medal & Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||55|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|