We remember Arthur Mervin Holdsworth

We remember Arthur Mervin Holdsworth

Timeline

Timeline

1875
birth United Kingdom Source:9619072 5th November 1875
1878
sibling Edward Denman Holdsworth Source:6656183 1878
1881
location Tormoham with Torquay, 5 Kents Terrace, Kents Road United Kingdom parents address Source:6656183 1881
1886
sibling Florence E Holdsworth Source:6656185 1886
1887
sibling Frederick J C Holdsworth Source:6656185 1887
1889
education Harrow School, Church Hill Harrow United Kingdom Source:9620005 1889 - 1894
1890
sibling Joan Holdsworth Source:6656185 1890
1891
location Widdicombe House, Stokenham United Kingdom parents address Source:6656185 1891
1894
education University of Cambridge Trinity Hall Cambridge United Kingdom Source:9620187 October 1894 - 1898
1898
commission Regular Source:9619038 1898
1898
service British Army Devon Militia Source:9620005 1898 - April 1900
1900
service British Army 2nd Lieut Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st battallian Source:9620005 21st April 1900 - 28th July 1901
1910
service British Army Captain Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Source:9619978 1910 - 1912
1912
service British Army Adjutant Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Source:9620005 16th March 1912 - September 1915
1915
service British Army Major Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Source:9620005 September 1915 - December 1915
1915
service British Army Temp Lt Col Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Source:9620005 December 1915 - 6th July 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Dispatches Other War Service Award Source:9620187 1st June 1916
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Berkshire Regiment Source:1926735
service British Army Captain Royal Berkshire Regiment Source:1926735
1916
death Died of wounds Died of wounds , the Somme whilst leading his battallian.at la Boiselle Died No 24 General Hospital, at Etaples. 6 or 7 July Etaples. France Source:6656181 Source:9620005 7th July 1916
burial Stokenham Church, Devon Non-War Cemetery Stokenham, Kingsbridge United Kingdom Source:9632262

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur Mervin
Initials AM
Last Name Holdsworth
Source 1926735
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Tormoham with Torquay, 5 Kents Terrace, Kents Road United Kingdom parents address known 1881
Widdicombe House, Stokenham United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Berkshire Regiment Captain
British Army Royal Berkshire Regiment Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Devon Militia
British Army Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st battallian 2nd Lieut
British Army Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Captain
British Army Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Adjutant
British Army Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Major
British Army Royal Berkshire Regiment 3rd Battallian Temp Lt Col
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Mentioned in Dispatches Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence A Holdsworth mother
Arthur F Holdsworth father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence E Holdsworth sister 1886
Frederick J C Holdsworth brother 1887
Joan Holdsworth sister 1890
Edward Denman Holdsworth brother 1878

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription Frances39865
Medal Index Cards Transcription Frances39865
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Frances39865
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Frances39865
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Frances39865
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Frances39865
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Frances39865
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Frances39865

External Evidence

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Local Paper Frances39865
Parish magazine Frances39865
Harrow School photo of Arthur Mervyn Holdsworth Frances39865
LIEUT.-COLONEL A. M. HOLDSWORTH Frances39865
Universilty of Cambridge Frances39865

Multimedia

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Memorial in Stokenham Church Frances39865
Royal Berkshire Reg 1914 London Gazette Frances39865
War memorial - Stokenham Parish Church, TQ7 2SZ Frances39865
Brass plaque in Stokenham Parish Church, TQ7 2SZ Frances39865

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