We remember Thomas William Holmes

We remember Thomas William Holmes

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Timeline

Timeline

1898
birth Montreal, Quebec Canada Source:8541949 Source:5982592 17th August 1898
1915
enlistment Source:5982592 20th December 1915
1950
death War Related Sickness In later years Tommy suffered from tuberculosis , which was attributed to health problems dating back to WWI. He died in Toronto, Ontario following a ten-year battle with TB and cancer. Owen Sound, Ontario Canada Source:8541951 Source:8540563 4th January 1950
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8540562
employment Chicken picker Source:5982592
service Private 838301 Canadian Mounted Rifles Source:5982592

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Thomas William
Initials TW
Last Name Holmes
Source 8540563
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
380 9th St E Owen Sound, Ontario Canada parents address known 1915
Anne Ward, Montreal Canada parents address known 1901
Owen Sound, Ontario Canada parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 838301 Canadian Mounted Rifles Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Holmes mother
John Holmes father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Holmes brother 1892
Elizabeth Holmes sister 1894
Roy Holmes brother 1896
Annie Holmes sister 1893
Essie Holmes sister 1902

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Canadian Attestation Papers

External Evidence

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1901 Census Celine115478
Canada Census 1911 Transcription Celine115478
Copy of 1911 census Lizbet72994
Details about Tommy Holmes including age Lizbet72994
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Trevor321

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We remember Thomas William Holmes