William James HOLDEN

HOLDEN, William James

Service Number: 3360
Enlisted: 12 August 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Liverpool, England, 1888
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miller
Died: illness - Mastoid disease, Perth, Westen Australia, 13 March 1918
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Western Australia
Anglican Section, Row HA, Grave 167, Karrakatta General Cemetery, Karrakatta, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3360, Enlisted at Perth, WA
2 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 3360, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 3360, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Fremantle
11 Sep 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 3360, Discharged at the 5th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Richard and Margaret Holden of Duke Street, Northam, WA

11 April 1916 - returned to Australia on board H.T. Runic for dsicharge due to Vertigo caused by ear infections

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal. Victory Medal

Prior to enlistment William wserved an apprenticeship with the Singleton Mills, Birkenhead