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Australian Army Crest

William Frederick Hamlet HOLDENAge: 20 years18971917

Name
William Frederick Hamlet HOLDEN
Given names
William Frederick Hamlet
Surname
HOLDEN
Birth about 1897 21 22
Citation details: HOLDEN WILLIAM F H 26434/1897  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

Marriage of parentsCharles HOLDENMargaret Jane SMAILLSView this family
about 1897
Citation details: 1997/1897 HOLDEN CHARLES SMAILLS MARGARET J TAREE
Birth of a brotherEdward James “Pat” HOLDEN
about 1899 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN EDWARD J 16280/1899  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Birth of a brotherAlbert C HOLDEN
about 1901 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN ALBERT C 26861/1901  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Birth of a brotherArtie M HOLDEN
April 21, 1904 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN ARTIE M 17043/1904  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a sisterMay Elizabeth HOLDEN
April 21, 1904 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN MAY E 17042/1904  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherArtie M HOLDEN
about 1904 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN ARTIE M 11236/1904  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Birth of a brotherAndrew Boyle HOLDEN
January 5, 1906 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN ANDREW B 8229/1906  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Birth of a brotherKeith HOLDEN
about 1908 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN KEITH 30056/1908  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth RYAN
about 1908 (Age 11 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3412/1908 SMAILLS ELIZABETH THOMAS ELIZABETH TAREE
Birth of a brotherCecil HOLDEN
February 26, 1913 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN CECIL 21305/1913  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The service record for Cecil has his birth day as the 25th.
Birth of a brotherEric HOLDEN
about 1915 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN ERIC 49730/1915  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Military
No. 2084
Type: Enlisted
May 6, 1916 (Age 19 years)
Agency: Australian Imperial Force
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

Occupation
Teamster
1916 (Age 19 years)

Death October 13, 1917 (Age 20 years)
Cause of death: Killed in action
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

Note: Served in England, France and Belgium. Wounded twice before being killed in action.
Burial
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

Holden - William Frederick Hamley - Memorial Certificate
Holden - William Frederick Hamley - Memorial Certificate

Note: Downloaded from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1897Taree, New South Wales, Australia
1 year
himself
Australian Army CrestWilliam Frederick Hamlet HOLDEN
Birth: about 1897 21 22Tinonee, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 13, 1917Belgium
3 years
younger brother
Edward James “Pat” HOLDEN
Birth: about 1899 23 24Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 12, 1938Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Artie M HOLDEN
Birth: April 21, 1904 28 29Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1904Taree, New South Wales, Australia
younger sister
May Elizabeth HOLDEN
Birth: April 21, 1904 28 29Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 3, 1973Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
21 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Keith HOLDEN
Birth: about 1908 32 33Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 28, 1968Taree, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger brother
Australian Army CrestCecil HOLDEN
Birth: February 26, 1913 37 38Tinonee, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 31, 1983New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Eric HOLDEN
Birth: about 1915 39 40Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 19, 1969Taree, New South Wales, Australia
sister
Private

BirthH - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: HOLDEN WILLIAM F H 26434/1897  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
BirthService Record - Holden - William Frederick Hamlet
BirthEmails - Karilyn Pawley
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

MilitaryService Record - Holden - William Frederick Hamlet
MilitaryEmails - Karilyn Pawley
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

OccupationService Record - Holden - William Frederick Hamlet
DeathService Record - Holden - William Frederick Hamlet
DeathEmails - Karilyn Pawley
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

BurialCommonwealth War Graves Commission
BurialEmails - Karilyn Pawley
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."