We remember Bryan Hanby Holmes

We remember Bryan Hanby Holmes

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Timeline

Timeline

1876
sibling M E M Holmes Source:8496740 1876
1878
sibling R G Holmes Source:8496740 1878
1878
sibling T A Holmes Source:8496740 1878
1879
birth Cotherston, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7723522 Source:8496740 4th October 1879
1881
location Thorpe Grange, Wycliffe, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8496740 3rd April 1881
1886
education General education Royal Masonic School Wood Green, London United Kingdom Source:7723522 1886 - 1894
1894
employment Trainee Farmer Mongoni, Auckland New Zealand Source:7723522 1894 - 1902
1902
employment Sugar Planter Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ba Fiji Source:7723522 1902
1908
marriage Vera Colquhoun Source:8496809 16th June 1908
1909
children Beatrice Mary Holmes Source:8496809 April 1909
1910
children Margaret Wilhelmina Holmes Source:8496809 April 1910
1915
children Patricia Holmes Source:8496809 17th March 1915
1917
children Theodosia Alice Holmes Source:8496809 2nd August 1917
1917
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8496809 1917
1918
commission Unknown Source:1941059 6th January 1918
1918
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery Source:1941059 6th January 1918 - 9th November 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8496809 13th April 1918 - August 1918
1918
hospitalisation He was wounded in the forcing of the Hindenburg line at Queant, Pas de Calais, France. Hospital/Institution Source:8496809 August 1918
marriage B H Holmes Source:1941059
service British Army Gunner 243528 Royal Field Artillery Source:1941059
employment Sugar Plantation Owner Self employed Fiji Source:7723522
hospitalisation He contracted influenzal pneumonia and died in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Hospital/Institution Source:8496809
1918
death Not War Related He had returned to England for treatment of a wound and whilst waiting for orders to rejoin his battery contracted and died from influenzal pneumonia. Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:1941059 Source:7723522 9th November 1918
burial Edinburgh (comely Bank) Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial OneA Craigleith Road, Edinburgh He was buried in a cemetery in Edinburgh. United Kingdom K 878 Source:8496795 Source:7723522

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Bryan Hanby
Initials BH
Last Name Holmes
Source 1941059
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Thorpe Grange, Wycliffe, Yorkshire United Kingdom known 3rd April 1881
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 243528 Royal Field Artillery Gunner
British Army Royal Field Artillery Second Lieutenant
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Beatrice Mary Holmes daughter April 1909
Margaret Wilhelmina Holmes daughter April 1910
Patricia Holmes daughter 17th March 1915
Theodosia Alice Holmes daughter 2nd August 1917
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Richard Holmes father
Wilhelmina Youngson Holmes nee Milne mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
M E M Holmes sister 1876
T A Holmes sister 1878
R G Holmes brother 1878
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
B H Holmes wife
Vera Colquhoun wife 16th June 1908

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Official Records

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1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Gordon760

External Evidence

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Memorials of Masonians Who Fell in the Great War Gordon760
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919 Gordon760

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