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Frederick Holst

Private

60th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: Cr. Walker
  • Plaque: 2679

Additional Info

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Biography

Frederick Giffen Holst enlisted in Caulfield on 2nd July 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, was 20 years old, unmarried, and an electrical engineer. He was posted To 60th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2925. On 19th July 1917 he was killed in the confused fighting at Fromelles. His name is on VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France.
Tree No. 2679

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour