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John Holmes


Forename John
Surname Holmes
Middle Name
Memorial Leigh Cenotaph
Age 20
Address Robin Hood, St Helens Road
Parents' Address As above
Township Leigh
Rank Private
Occupation or place of work Parsonage Pit, Westleigh
Regiment Manchester Regiment 5th Batt
Day of Death 29
Month of Death May
Year of Death 1915
Cause of Death Killed in action at the Dardanelles
Place of Burial Helles Memorial
Regiment Number 1659
Name of War First World War
Additional Information Son of William. Born in Ulverston, Cumbria
On Leigh Journal Roll of Honour
CWGC, Ancestry, LJ 18/6/15