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Full Name: Henry Horace Holder
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Henry Horace
Surname: Holder
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 33707
Gender: Male
First Known Rank:
  • Private
  • Private
Occupation before Enlistment:
  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter
Next of Kin:
  • Mr C.H. Holder (father), 44 McDonald Street, Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
  • Mr C.H. Holder (father), 44 McDonald Street, Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Marital Status:
  • Single
  • Single
Enlistment Address:
  • 44 McDonald Street, Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
  • 44 McDonald Street, Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Military District: Napier
Body on Embarkation:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit:
  • 2 Divisional Intelligence Section
  • Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number:
  • WW2 3
  • WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll:
  • WW2 219
  • WW2 99
Campaigns: North Africa
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert, North Africa
Date of Death: 16 July 1942
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 103.
Biographical Notes: Henry Holder was the son of Charles Horace Holder and of Jessie Holder (nee Walker), of Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
Further References: Glue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957) p.610
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