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Surname: HOLMES

Forename(s): John

Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire

Service No: 3559

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Army Pay Corps

Battalion / Unit: ---

Division: ---

Age: 30

Date of Death: 1919-06-28

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: B. 'C.' 1028.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John Holmes was the son of John and Sarah Holmes, née Cunliffe. John, senior, was born at Skipton, Yorkshire and Sarah at Cornholme, Lancashire.

1891 Burnley, Lancashire Census: Railway Station - John Holmes, aged 2 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of John and Sarah Holmes.

1901 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 26, Cross Street - John Holmes, aged 12 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of John and Sarah Holmes.

1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 25, School Lane - John Holmes, aged 22 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of John and Sarah Holmes.

The British Army Pension Record for John exists but may be incomplete.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for John.

John's address given in the burial register: The Fold, Halton East.

Data Source: Local War Memorial


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

HOLMES, John, 28th June, 1919. [Additional]


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Army Pay Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Army Pay Corps

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Surname: HOLMES

Forename(s): J

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 3559

Rank: Private

Regiment: Army Pay Corps




Died Date: 28/06/1919

Additional Information: Son of John Holmes, of 32, Brook St., Skipton.

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966


HOLMES John of 47 Gargrave-road Skipton Yorkshire died 28 June 1919 at Halton East Skipton Administration (with Will) Wakefield 1 August to Sarah Holmes (wife of John Holmes). Effects £280 5s.

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Waltonwrays Cemetery, Skipton

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04 July 1919

HOLMES – June 28th, at Halton East, John Holmes, aged 30 years, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Holmes, 47 Gargrave Road, Skipton. Interred at Waltonwrays, July 2nd.


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