Arthur HOLDING

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HOLDING, Arthur

Service Number: 3359
Enlisted: 29 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hansborough, South Australia, 10 March 1890
Home Town: Kapunda, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Wounds, Etaples, France, 20 August 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eudunda War Memorial, Port Victoria War Memorial and Flagpole
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World War 1 Service

29 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3359, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3359, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement SN 3359, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Embarkation Roll (www.awm.gov.au) incorrectly records Surname spelling as HALDING

 

"THE LATE PRIVATE A. HOLDING.

Mr. J. Holding, of Hansborough, has received news of the death of his son, Private A. Holding. The deceased was born at Hansborough, and was 26 years of age. He worked for several years at the flux quarries, Wardang Island." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 16 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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