Henry (Harry or Cock) HOLDER


Service Number: 4336
Enlisted: 17 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1872
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Printer's Labourer
Died: East Perth, WA, 23 April 1940, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Perth, W.A.
Anglican YC 0015 (expired)
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4336, 11th Infantry Battalion
17 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4336, 11th Infantry Battalion
17 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4336, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

HOLDER.-On April 23. Henry Holder (Harry or Cock), late 16th Battalion. His life was like an arrow's Sight-Just as straight. He is sadly missed by a host of friends including All Hassell, Gee. Mellor. Joe Crisp and Jack Puller.

HOLDER.-On April 23, 1940, at Perth, Henry Holder, of Anzac Club, Perth, beloved husband of Elizabeth Holder, of London, father of William (Swanhourne), Thomas (Wiluna), John (now in France),  Harriett. Maude and Florrie, aged 73 years.

HOLDER (Old Harry), late of 16th Battalion and 1st Pioneers. A.I.F., and Anzac Club, who passed peacefully away on April 23. 1940. A grand old man. Inserted by Mr. and Mrs. Syd Brayshaw.