Evean Thomas HOLLWAY

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HOLLWAY, Evean Thomas

Service Number: 34951
Enlisted: 6 February 1917, St Kilda, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Collingwood, Victoria, May 1884
Home Town: Balaclava, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Collingwood High School
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of Illness, Belgium, 18 February 1919
Cemetery: Belgrade Communual Cemetery
Plot II. Row A. Grave 6. Also Panel 16 at the AWM
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, St Kilda, Victoria
9 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 34951, Field Artillery Brigades
9 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 34951, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
18 Feb 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 34951, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography

Father Alfred Hollway  and  Mother Rebecca Lewis Hollway
living at 175 Cubit Street, Richmond, Victoria.

His wife stated that he was mainly associated with Ballarat, Victoria throughout his life.

Wife:  Mrs Agnes 'May' Hallway (nee _____), living at The Avenue, Balaclava, Victoria
          later living at 88 Chomley Street, East Prahran, Victoria.

Child:  Evan Hollway

Described on enlisting as 32 years old; married; 5' 4' tall; 140 lbs; brown
complexion; brown eyes; black hair; Church of England.

6/2/1917        Enlisted at St Kilda, Victoria

14/5/1917      Commanding Officer appointed Evean to 27th reinforcements,
                     at Maribyong Camp

9/11/1917      Embarked from Port of Melbourne on board HMAT Port Sydney A15
                     as a Gunner, with the Field Artillery, 27th reinforcements
12/12/1917    disembarked into Suez, Egypt

18/12/1917    Embarked Alexandria
22/12/1917    disembarked Toronto
                     embarked again on board HMAT A15 at Heytesbury
4/1/1918        disembarked into Southampton, England

10/4/1918      taken on strength into DAC, France

2/11/1918      transferred to 11th Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, France
                     posted to 42nd Battery

15/2/1919      admitted 48th Casualty Clearing Station, France
                     dangerously ill - Pneumonia

18/2/1919      Died of Pneumonia   (34 years old)
buried in:       Belgrade Communal Cemetery, Namur, Belgium
                     Plot II. Row A. Grave 6.

Medals:
British War medal (58742); Victory medal (57702); Memorial Plaque and
Memorial Scroll (305541).          

Commenced by Julianne T Ryan.  28/2/2015.  Lest we forget.

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