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Ernest Edward HOLT

Regimental number5034
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMonumental mason
AddressWangaratta Post Office, Wangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edward Holt, Wangaratta Post Office, Wangaratta, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMontbrehain, France
Date of death5 October 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCalvaire Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Edward and Emmeline Mary Holt of 22 St. Vincent Street, Glenhuntly, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Private Frederick Lloyd HOLT, Regimental No. 2182, 1st Anzac Cyclists Battalion, returned to Australia 1 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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