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VC748   John Vincent Holland

Name   John Vincent Holland   No.      

VC Issue No.   748   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment, 3rd Battalion attached to 7th Battalion


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Model Farm, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Place Of Death   St John's Park Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   1 March 1975

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   RC Section N-D, Lot 63

Gazetted   26 October 1916

VC Presented   5 February 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Memorial Plaque, Guillemont Church, Somme, France

By The Way…

Emigrated to Tasmania, Australia in 1956

VC Held By

Not known



VC 747 VC 749
VC 747
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The First World War

BORN   19 July 1889

DIED   27 February 1975   AGE   85

VC Won   3 September 1916   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Guillemont, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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