We remember Joseph Holmes

We remember Joseph Holmes

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Timeline

Timeline

1870
sibling Roland Holmes- Lear Source:7965606 1870
1873
sibling George Holmes Source:7965606 1873
1876
sibling Thomas Holmes Source:7965606 1876
1879
sibling John William Holmes Source:7965606 1879
1883
sibling Maria Holmes Source:7965606 1883
1886
birth Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6598119 1st February 1886
1891
location 177 Bradley Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7965606 1891
1891
dates Age 5 Source:7965606 1891
1901
employment Miner, Burton upon Trent United Kingdom Source:7965609 1901
1901
location 3, Fleet Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7965609 1901
1906
service Royal Navy Stoker Class 2 SS102041 HMS Nelson Source:6598119 11th January 1906 - 6th June 1906
1906
enlistment Portsmouth United Kingdom Source:6598119 January 1906
1906
service Royal Navy Training SS 102041 HMS Victory II Source:6598119 7th June 1906 - 11th July 1906
1906
service Royal Navy Stoker Class 1 SS102041 HMS Furious Source:6598119 12th July 1906 - 6th March 1909
1908
marriage Edith Rebecca Cook Source:8070176 1908
1908
marriage Edith Rebecca R Cook Source:8070168 September 1908
1909
service Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Victory II Source:6598119 9th March 1909 - 18th March 1909
1909
service Royal Navy Stoker Class 1 SS102041 HMS Invincible Source:6598119 19th March 1909 - 11th January 1911
1911
service Royal Navy R.F.R (Portsmouth) PO.B.3984 Source:6598119 12th January 1911 - 12th July 1914
1911
employment Labourer London Brighton and Southern Railway Brighton, Sussex United Kingdom Source:8070168 1911
1911
location Convalescent Hospital, East End Lane, Ditchling, Sussex United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8070168 1911
1914
service Royal Navy Stoker Class 1 SS102041 HMS Good Hope Source:6598119 13th July 1914 - 24th July 1914
1914
service Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Victory II Source:6598119 25th July 1914 - 30th July 1914
1914
service Royal Navy Stoker Class 1 SS102041 HMS Good Hope Source:6598119 31st July 1914 - 1st November 1914
1914
death Killed in Action Joseph was serving as a stoker aboard HMS Good Hope which was sunk with the loss of all hands. At sea, Battle of Coronel Chile Source:6598119 1st November 1914
1914
dates Age 28 Source:6598119 1st November 1914
service Royal Navy SS102041 Source:6598119

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Joseph
Initials J
Last Name Holmes
Source 6598119
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
177 Bradley Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
3, Fleet Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Convalescent Hospital, East End Lane, Ditchling, Sussex United Kingdom other group residence address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy SS102041
Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Nelson Stoker Class 2
Royal Navy SS 102041 HMS Victory II Training
Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Furious Stoker Class 1
Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Victory II
Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Invincible Stoker Class 1
Royal Navy R.F.R (Portsmouth) PO.B.3984
Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Good Hope Stoker Class 1
Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Victory II
Royal Navy SS102041 HMS Good Hope Stoker Class 1
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Susannah Holmes mother
William Holmes father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Roland Holmes- Lear step-brother 1870
George Holmes brother 1873
Thomas Holmes brother 1876
John William Holmes brother 1879
Maria Holmes sister 1883
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Rebecca R Cook wife September 1908
Edith Rebecca Cook wife 1908
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Dark Brown Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1906 5'10"

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sylvia3155
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sylvia3155
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sylvia3155
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Sylvia3155
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Sylvia3155

External Evidence

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Find War dead Sylvia3155
UK Naval Medal and Award Rolls 1793-1972 Sylvia3155
Battle of Coronel casualty list - HMS Good Hope Gerry59140

Multimedia

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Portsmouth Royal Navy Memorial Sylvia3155
Portsmouth Naval memorial Sylvia3155
Announcement of Joseph's death Sylvia3155

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