John Edward Holmes
Private 117441 - Sherwood Foresters
Notts Derby Regiment 10th Battalion
Killed in Action Flanders 19th Sept 1918 : Age unknown
Thilloy Road Cemetery, Beaulencourt - A 38
Little evidence found yet about John, apart from confirming he was recordedly residing in Huthwaite. His memorial listing as Private E. Holmes may well reflect second name preference to being called Edward.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Simplest record listing without age or family data.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 JOHN EDWARD HOLMES born Tibshelf, enlisted Nottingham, resides Huthwaite. Private 117441 10th. Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.) Died of wounds, France and Flanders, 19th. September, 1918.
Written 23 Jul 06 Revised 08 Feb 09 © by Gary Elliott