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Army Number: NX21437Image not available
Surname: HOLDEN
First Names: Hector James
Known as: Eck
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Daisy HOLDEN
Date of Birth: 20/5/1922
Place of Birth: Benalla, VIC
Date of Enlistment: 25/6/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Temora, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 25/6/1941
Taken on strength at: Bathurst, NSW
Taken on strength from: General Details Depot, Sydney, NSW
Company: B
Platoon: 10
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah; Convalescent Depot
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party: X1
Return to Australia by: Oranje
Return Date: 28/9/1945
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 18/9/1945
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 132
Memorial: Temora, NSW
Information: Taken on strength at Bathurst on 25/6/1941; admitted to Ships Hospital on 15/8/1941; transferred to Alexandra Military Hospital, Singapore on 15/8/1941; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 8/10/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 24/10/1941; admitted to 2/4 CCS on 23/12/1941; transferred to 13 AGH on 24/12/1941; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 29/12/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 2/1/1942; admitted to 2/4 CCS on 6/1/1942; transferred to 13 AGH on 6/1/1942; remained at Changi; recovered from Japanese at Changi on 5/9/1945; died of illness at sea on 18/9/1945, while returning to Australia on HS Oranje
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