Henry James HOLDING

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HOLDING, Henry James

Service Number: 699
Enlisted: 8 September 1914, Gympie, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Englesberg (Kalbar), Queensland, 19 December 1893
Home Town: Cloyna, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Englesberg State School
Occupation: Mechanic
Died: Killed in Action, Hazebrouck, France, 9 May 1918, aged 24 years
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Plot 1, Row E, 12.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Kalbar War Memorial, Murgon Memorial Wall, Murgon RSL Honour Board, Murgon War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 699, Gympie, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 699, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 699, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 699, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 699, 9th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
7 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 9th Infantry Battalion
11 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 699, 9th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (First)
26 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 699, 9th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Passchendaele
9 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 699, 9th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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