Hugh Cyprian HOLDEN

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HOLDEN, Hugh Cyprian

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 5 November 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: St Leonards, New South Wales, 7 July 1893
Home Town: Northwood, Lane Cove, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School; Hurlstone Agriculture School, New South Wales
Occupation: Plantation Owner
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 23 November 1915, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 1 Headstone inscription reads: By what celestial streams
Memorials: Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

5 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 12th Light Horse Regiment
13 Jun 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 12th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Jun 1915: Embarked Lieutenant, 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
29 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Transferred from the 12th Light Horse Regiment
23 Nov 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edgar Anthony and Florett Hynde Holden of Warrigal club, Sydney, NSW

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

Also served in the cadet with the rank of Sergeant Major

Awarded a gold medal at Hurlstone by the Staff:- For generally raising the line of the Sport at the College