Evean Thomas HOLLWAY


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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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.

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

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