We remember Tom Holmes

We remember Tom Holmes

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Timeline

Timeline

1861
sibling Elizabeth Holmes Source:6182474 1861
1862
sibling John Holmes Source:6182474 1862
1875
birth Featherstone United Kingdom Source:6182474 3rd October 1875
1878
sibling David Holmes Source:6182474 18th April 1878
1879
sibling Jim Holmes Source:6182474 1879
1897
marriage Ellen Knappy Source:6182474 30th October 1897
1898
children David Holmes Source:6182474 16th April 1898
1900
children May Holmes Source:6182474 18th May 1900
1902
children Tom Holmes Source:6182474 15th July 1902
1905
children Frank Holmes Source:6182474 15th August 1905
1909
children Ivy Holmes Source:6182474 21st January 1909
1914
service British Army Private / Lance Corporal 15767 / 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment 10th Battalion Source:6182474 24th September 1914 - 12th April 1917
1914
enlistment Pontefract United Kingdom Source:6182474 24th September 1914
1914
appointments Lance Corporal Source:6182474 22nd October 1914 - 1st October 1915
1915
children George Holmes Source:6182474 3rd June 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6182474 10th September 1915 - 12th April 1917
1917
appointments Chiropodist Source:6182474 9th February 1917 - 12th April 1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment Source:1945639
service British Army Lance Corporal York and Lancaster Regiment 10th Battalion Source:6182553
service British Army Private / Lance Corporal 15767 / 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment Source:6182482
service British Army Private 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment Source:1945639
employment miner United Kingdom Source:6182474
location 49 Grafton Street, Glass Houghton, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:6182474
1917
death Died of wounds Believed to have been shot by snipper whilst helping medic remove bodies / injured from the battlefield. War office telegram - he suffered a gsw to his abdomen - died at the 8th CCS in France. Near Arras France Source:7041567 Source:6182474 Source:6182482 12th April 1917
burial Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France (I. Q. 2.) France Source:7041567 Source:6182474

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Tom
Initials T
Last Name Holmes
Source 1945639
First Names Tom
Initials T
Last Name Holmes
Source 6182474
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
49 Grafton Street, Glass Houghton, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment Lance Corporal
British Army 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment Private
British Army 15767 / 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment Private / Lance Corporal
British Army 15767 / 23270 York and Lancaster Regiment 10th Battalion Private / Lance Corporal
British Army York and Lancaster Regiment 10th Battalion Lance Corporal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
David Holmes son 16th April 1898
May Holmes daughter 18th May 1900
Tom Holmes son 15th July 1902
Frank Holmes son 15th August 1905
Ivy Holmes daughter 21st January 1909
George Holmes son 3rd June 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Holmes mother
Aaron Holmes father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Holmes sister 1861
John Holmes brother 1862
David Holmes brother 18th April 1878
Jim Holmes brother 1879
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Knappy wife 30th October 1897
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-24 5'8"

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Liz32864
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Liz32864
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Liz32864
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Liz32864
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Liz32864
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Liz32864
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Liz32864
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Liz32864
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Tom Holmes in his army uniform Liz32864
Tom Holmes in his army uniform with his family Liz32864
Extract from 10th Battalion History Liz32864
Front of Tom Holmes' war bible Liz32864
Tom's war bible Liz32864
Tom Holmes' grave Liz32864

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