Henry Bockholt

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Henry (Harry) Bockholt was a wheelwright and mechanic in Clunes, Victoria.



Bockholt was born c. 1878 in Elmore, Victoria.[1] He served his apprenticeship at Tatura, Victoria.[1] He married Hannah Evans in 1895.[2] Bockholt is listed as a wheelwright in 1909.[3]. He was living in Bailey Street. In 1915 he is the manager of the Clunes Motor Garage, which offers all motor vehicle services, as well as blacksmithing.[4]

By 1917 they had moved to Hamilton, Victoria, where Bockholt enlisted with the AIF, 8/3 Pioneer Rfts.[1] He left for England in January 1918 and in August he was transferred to the Motor Transport division as a driver.[1] He returned to Australia in 1920 on the "Ceramic."[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 National Archives of Australia, World War I records, NAA: B2455, BOCKHOLT H, SERN 3624, http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx accessed 9 May 2014
  2. Federation Index Victoria 1888-1901, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1895 Marriages, Ref. No. 1088, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1997
  3. VIC Electoral Roll, 1909, Laanecoorie, Clunes
  4. 1915 'Advertising.', Clunes Guardian and Gazette (Vic. : 1918 - 1918), 3 August, p. 3, viewed 9 May, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article135783024

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