Gilbert Dilmar Hammerton HOLDEN

Regimental number23/1674
Place of birthLichfield, Staffordshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKaitaia Post Office
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 7.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Holden, Kaitaia, North Auckland
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Place of enlistmentTrentham Camp, Upper Hutt
Rank on embarkationRifleman
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on 8 January 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit15th (North Auckland) Company, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateInvalided back to New Zealand
Discharge date9 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 November 1972
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 16, p. 3