Wellington John HOLDEN

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HOLDEN, Wellington John

Service Number: 3593
Enlisted: 16 February 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Whittlesford, England, 18 March 1883
Home Town: Torrensville, South Australia
Schooling: Whittlesford School
Occupation: Fireman (S.A. Fire Brigade)
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 1 September 1918, aged 35 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

16 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3593, Adelaide, South Australia
4 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3593, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Aug 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3593, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
1 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3593, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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Biography

Born Cambridge, England
Husband of Clara HOLDEN of 34 Northcote Street, Torrensville, SA
Occupation prior to enlistment Fireman for S A F B
Enlisted 16 February 1917
Embarked 04 August 1917
Served in France
Killed in action 01 September 1918
Commemorated Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France