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Holmes, Ernest Randal (1891–1916)

Ernest Randall Holmes, n.d. photographer unknown

Ernest Randall Holmes, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

ERNEST RANDALL HOLMES, son of Mr. William Hy. and Mrs. F. L. Holmes, was born at Maryborough, Victoria, on 3rd April, 1891, and was educated at the Ballarat College, and joined the Bank’s service on 6th June, 1908, at Melbourne.

Enlisting in Melbourne a few days after the outbreak of war, he embarked with the Field Artillery and served in Egypt, Gallipoli and France, where he was eventually killed on 30th October, 1916, by a shell burst.

During his period of service he had been promoted to the ranks of sergeant and lieutenant.

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'Holmes, Ernest Randal (1891–1916)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/holmes-ernest-randal-20078/text31189, accessed 29 February 2020.

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Ernest Randall Holmes, n.d. photographer unknown

Ernest Randall Holmes, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour