We remember James Holland

We remember James Holland

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
birth Moulton, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8523419 1884
1901
employment Cooper's labourer Northwich United Kingdom Source:8523434 1901
1911
employment Domestic gardener Source:8523428 April 1911
1914
enlistment Northwich United Kingdom Source:8523419 30th August 1914
1915
events Overstaying pass Military Discipline Codford United Kingdom Source:8523419 22nd March 1915 - 23rd March 1915
1915
events Slovenly conduct Military Discipline Source:8523419 12th June 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8523419 26th September 1915 - 30th May 1916
1916
appointments Lance Corporal Source:8523419 12th February 1916
1916
events Trial for cowardice Military Discipline Guerin Trench. France See trial notes in Stories.The men had specifically been ordered never to vacate their post and defend them at all costs. Holland charged for cowardice as NCO despite other men also being arrested, Source:8523419 8th May 1916
1916
death Died of wounds Executed by British Army firing squad following trial for cowardice. As his parents were originally informed he was 'killed in action' they had 'His Duty Nobly Done' etched on his grave Source:7118690 30th May 1916
sibling Minnie Holland Source:8523434
burial Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France 11 E 17 Source:7118690
sibling John Holland Source:8523434
service British Army Lance Corporal 13857 Cheshire Regiment 10th Battalion Source:8523419
service British Army Private 13857 Cheshire Regiment Source:1931328
2006
events Government Pardon Pardoned Source:8523421 2006
2006
events Offical Pardon Pardon Source:8531159 2006

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Holland
Source 1931328
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
5 Oldham's Hill, Northwich, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1916
Flower Street, Northwich United Kingdom parents address known 1901-04
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 13857 Cheshire Regiment Private
British Army 13857 Cheshire Regiment 10th Battalion Lance Corporal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Samuel Holland father
Mary Holland mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Minnie Holland sister
John Holland brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-08-30 5'8"

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Rob23648
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Rob23648
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Rob23648
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Rob23648

No external evidence

Multimedia

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Is this all that remains of James Holland? Michael2554
Shot at dawn memorial Rob23648
Image from the cemetary where James Holland rests Michael2554
James Holland Rob23648
Official Pardon Rob23648
Grave Rob23648
Copy of James Ecoivres entry Michael2554
Families words for James Holland's headstone Michael2554
Ecoivres Cemetary Official Report 10-04-1917 Michael2554

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