We remember William Dumbleton Holmes

We remember William Dumbleton Holmes

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1890
sibling Henry Cuthbert Holmes Source:9354631 15th December 1890
1893
birth Mangalore, Madras India Source:8480537 10th June 1893
1893
sibling Lona Beatrice Holmes Source:9354631 10th June 1893
1894
sibling Judith Anyan Holmes Source:9354631 8th November 1894
1906
sibling Terence Charles Holmes Source:9354631 19th July 1906
1915
enlistment Source:8480539 11th January 1915
1915
dates Age 21 Source:8480539 1915
1915
location Millstream PO, Victoria Canada parents address Source:8480539 1915
1915
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8480549 16th November 1915
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8480549 14th January 1916
1916
dates Age 23 Source:8480539 1916
service British Army Lieutenant /Temporary Captain Canadian Infantry Battalion Source:5185287
service British Army Captain Canadian Infantry 7th Source:8480539
1916
death Killed in Action Mount Sorrel Belgium Source:7249605 Source:8480539 13th June 1916
burial Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (transport Farm) CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7249605

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Dumbleton
Initials WD
Last Name Holmes,
Source 7249605
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Millstream PO, Victoria Canada parents address known 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Canadian Infantry Battalion Lieutenant /Temporary Captain
British Army Canadian Infantry 7th Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO MC British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Cuthbert Holmes father
Clara Eveline Dumbleton mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Judith Anyan Holmes sister 8th November 1894
Henry Cuthbert Holmes brother 15th December 1890
Lona Beatrice Holmes sister 10th June 1893
Terence Charles Holmes brother 19th July 1906
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Light Grey Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1915 5'11"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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birth Norina18156
canadian great war project Norina18156
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Canadian records Norina18156
British India Office Pension registers - Civil Funds David114
British India Office births and baptism records David114

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