Private Charles Edgar Holmes

The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

Died: Friday 5 November 1915 (aged 19)

Connected records

Record:
HOLMES, CHARLES EDGAR
Additional information:
Son of Mrs. A. E. Holmes, of 7, Edwin St., Gravesend, Kent.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Captain Holmes
Context:
other
Date:
1 Nov 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Bedfordshire Yeomanry (page 22)
Name:
Captain Holmes
Context:
returned_leave
Date:
1 Nov 1915
Diary:
1 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: Sialkot Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 140)
Name:
Private H Holmes
Context:
joined
Date:
31 Oct 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 128)
Name:
Second Lieutenant R B Holmes
Context:
other
Date:
31 Oct 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. (page 496)
Name:
Captain J Holmes
Context:
other
Date:
10 Nov 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Bedfordshire Yeomanry (page 22)