William HOLLAND

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HOLLAND, William

Service Number: 314
Enlisted: 19 December 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bourke, New South Wales, 1893
Home Town: Orange, Orange Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 29 September 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row I, Grave 5 Rev. J. Hearn officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Holy Trinity Anglican Church HB
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World War 1 Service

19 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 314, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
22 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 314, 12th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 314, 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Vestalia, Sydney
19 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Transferred from the 12 Light Horse Regiment to the 7th Light Horse Regiment
29 Sep 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 314, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Elizabeth Emily Simmons of Orange, NSW later known as Elizabeth Schultz. Grandson of Jane Ann Holland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British war Medal, Victory Medal