Thomas Edwin HOLLAND

HOLLAND, Thomas Edwin

Service Number: 211
Enlisted: 6 October 1914, Enlisted at Guildford, WA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Beetaloo, Port Pirie, South Australia, 5 June 1894
Home Town: Wagin, Wagin, Western Australia
Schooling: Wagin Public School, Wedgecarrup School
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound fracturing his skull, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 31 August 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 9, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Wagin & District Honour Roll, Wagin Roll of Honor, Wagin War Memorial, Wedgecarrup School Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, 211, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Guildford, WA
19 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 10th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
8 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 211, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Mashobra embarkation_ship_number: A47 public_note: ''
8 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 211, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
16 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 10th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
29 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, 211, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Gunshot wound fracturing the skull
31 Aug 1915: Involvement Sergeant, 211, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 211 awm_unit: 10 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1915-08-31

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Holland and Emily Jane (nee Hare) Holland of Wagin, WA. formerly of Beetaloo via Pt Pirie

Brother of Ethel Maude Holland, Clara Ann Holland, Frederick Edward Holland, Harry Holland, Alfred Holland, Ralph Holland, Arthur Harrold Holland, Charles Newton Holland, Frances Hendie Holland, Millicent Beatrice May Holland, John Mortimer Holland, Emily Holland, George Stanley Holland and Dorothy Muriel Holland

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

He had served a 2 year Plumber apprenticeship with E.A. Corey of Wagin, WA

Also served with the 25th Light Horse of the Citizen Military Forces and about 12 months as a  Cadet