William Robert HOLGATE

HOLGATE, William Robert

Service Number: 1733
Enlisted: 10 June 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Busselton, Western Australia, 1897
Home Town: Busselton, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Busselton Cenotaph Victoria Square, Busselton Rotary Park Of Remembrance War Memorial, Busselton Rotary Park of Remembrance Memorial Walk, Busselton St Mary's Anglican Church Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

10 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1733, 28th Infantry Battalion
23 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, 1733, 28th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
23 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, 1733, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Rosabel HOLGATE, Burges Siding, Western Australia