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Holles Roy DAWES

Regimental number4499
Place of birthAlbion Park, New South Wales
SchoolAvondale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressAvondale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Dawes, Post Office, Dapto, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVraucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Caleb and Mary Ann DAWES, Dapto, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2167 Pte Walter Leslie DAWES, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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