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Full Name
Andrew Holt
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Andrew
Surname
Holt
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
16916
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Head cutter
Next of Kin
Mrs E.M. Holt (mother), 135 Kaikourai Valley Road, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
135 Kaikourai Valley Road, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Military District
Dunedin
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 165
Campaigns
North Africa
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert, North Africa
Date of Death
26 June 1942
Age at Death
35
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
XXX. B. 15.
Biographical Notes
Andrew Holt was the son of John and Elizabeth Holt, of Herbert, Otago, New Zealand.
Further References
Glue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957). p.609
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum