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Andrew Holt

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  • Service number
    16916 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Holt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16916 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Head cutter AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 135 Kaikourai Valley Road, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Holt (mother), 135 Kaikourai Valley Road, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    North Africa AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16916 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Corporal AWMM
    Infantry Reinforcements AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Andrew Holt was the son of John and Elizabeth Holt, of Herbert, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    35 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 June 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert, North Africa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XXX. B. 15. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 165 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Glue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957). p.609 AWMM