Private William Holmes

Cheshire Regiment

Died: Tuesday 18 July 1916 (aged 28)

Connected records

Record:
HOLMES, WILLIAM
Additional information:
Husband of Amy Edser (formerly Holmes), of 2, Mount Rd., Lower Wortley, Leeds.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Major W G Holmes
Context:
combat
Date:
14 Jul 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 327)
Name:
Lieutenant Holmes
Context:
Date:
14 Jul 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 9 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. (page 413)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A K Holmes
Context:
joined
Date:
14 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 23 Battalion Royal Fusiliers (page 85)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A K Holmes
Context:
joined
Date:
14 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 23 Battalion Royal Fusiliers (page 85)
Name:
Private S Holmes
Context:
award
Date:
16 Jul 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 172)