We remember William Josiah Holford

We remember William Josiah Holford

Timeline

Timeline

1891
sibling Mildred Holford Source:7318114 1891
1892
birth Elmley Castle United Kingdom Source:7318114 Source:1928043 1892
1894
sibling Lucy Holford Source:1928043 1894
1896
sibling Leonard Holford Source:1928043 1896
1899
sibling Doris Holford Source:1928043 1899
1900
sibling Albert John Holford Source:9410456 15th March 1900
1901
dates Age 8 Source:9410452 1901
1901
location 77 Netherton Lane, Pershore United Kingdom parents address Source:9410452 1901
1903
sibling Harold Holford Source:1928043 1903
1905
sibling Bertha Holford Source:1928043 1905
1907
sibling Lily Holford Source:1928043 1907
1911
dates Age 18 Source:9410456 1911
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:1928043 23rd January 1915 - 4th June 1915
1915
service British Army Private 15984 Worcestershire Regiment Worcestshire 4th Battalion Source:7318114 23rd January 1915 - 4th June 1915
1915
service British Army Private 15984 Worcestershire Regiment Worcestershire 4th Battalion Source:7318114 23rd January 1915 - 4th June 1915
1915
enlistment Worcester United Kingdom Source:1928043 23rd January 1915
employment Labourer on Farm Elmley Castle United Kingdom Source:1928043
employment Labourer Elmley Castle Elmley Castle United Kingdom Source:9410327
1915
death Killed in Action Entered Army as volunteer on 23rd January 2015. Killed In Action 4th June on the 3rd Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli. Buried in unmarked mass grave on location, commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey. Gallipoli Turkey Source:7318114 Source:1928043 4th June 1915
burial Elmley Castle Church Helles Memorial Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Elmley Castle Seddulbahir Koyu Eceabat Canakkale Unmarked Mass Grave at Gallipoli. United Kingdom Turkey Panel 104-113, Stone No. 109 Source:1928043

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Josiah
Initials WJ
Last Name Holford
Source 1928043
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Holford
Source 1928043
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
77 Netherton Lane, Pershore United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 15984 Worcestershire Regiment Worcestershire 4th Battalion Private
British Army 15984 Worcestershire Regiment Worcestshire 4th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hannah Holford mother
Arthur Charles Holford father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Leonard Holford brother 1896
Lucy Holford sister 1894
Doris Holford sister 1899
Harold Holford brother 1903
Bertha Holford sister 1905
Lily Holford sister 1907
Mildred Holford sister 1891
Albert John Holford brother 15th March 1900
Religion
DateReligionSource
1892-10-30 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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HOLFORD William Josiah Jane148437
Memorial at Elmley Castle School Jane148437

Multimedia

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Roll Of Individuals Jane148437
Cencus of England And Wales, 1911 Jane148437
1901 Census Jane148437
Roll Of Individuals Jane148437
Roll Of Individuals 2 Jane148437
Personal Effects Jane148437
The Helles Memorial Plan, Turkey Jane148437
Third Battle of Krithia map plan 3rd June Jane148437
Third Battle of Krithia Jane148437
1901 Census Jane148437
1911 Census Jane148437
Memorial in Elmley Castle 1 Jane148437
Elmley Castle memorial close-up Jane148437
Elmley Castle Church Jane148437
Plaque in Elmley Castle school Jane148437
Medal Card Jane148437

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