Arthur Ernest HOLT


HOLT, Arthur Ernest

Service Number: 306
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 31 October 1893
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Pyap River Murray School, Burke Ward & Central Schools, Broken Hill
Occupation: Locomotive Engine Driver
Died: Died of Illness (Enteric Fever), Valetta Military Hospital, Malta, United Kingdom, 28 September 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Grave B. XV. 3., Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta (island), Malta, Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery, Nunhead Cemetery, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial, Prospect Malta G.C. and the ANZACs - "The Nurse of the Mediterranean"
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 306, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Morphettville, South Australia
22 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 306, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 306, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
1 Jun 1915: Wounded 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
27 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 306, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 20 and the son of James Holt and Emily Holt, nee Brooks.