Born at North Fremantle, CoE. Likely attended Cottesloe School. Enlisted 21 June 1917 age 18, painter. Nok father, Edward Albert Hollamby of Locke St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Albany on 23 July 1917 per A16 Port Melbourne. Wounded in action in the arm 8 August 1918. RTA per City of Exeter July 1919 and discharged 18 September 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.