Project Description

FRANK HOLMES 1882–1943

Born 15th February 1882 East Bridgford, Notts.

Baptised 25th February 1882 at St Peter’s Church, East Bridgford

Married Lucy May Edwards in 1912, nine children: Martha, Sarah, Chrissie, Mary, Mabel, Frank, George, Walter, Elsie.

1891 Census

Living at East Bridgford with father George, bricklayers labourer, mother Mary, brothers, Henry and Walter.

1901 Census

Living in Vicarage Lane, Radcliffe on Trent with parents and brother George H. who also served in military

1911 Census

Visiting the Hutchinson family at Ilkeston, with his widowed mother Mary. Mary had 10 children but only 2 living. He is described as unemployed farm labourer.The Hutchinsons are a Radcliffe on Trent family, possibly relatives.

Military Service

No military records available.

Recorded as being on active service on daughter’s (Christella Maud b 29.6.1916) baptismal record dated 17.11.1916.

Too many men with same name on Medal Rolls Index Cards for positive identification

No other record found.

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Thraves Yard, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: living with wife Lucy May

From the 1939 Register

Address: Thraves Yard, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: formerly farm labourer, invalided on Army pension

Household: living with wife Lucy born 5.1.1882, Martha (married name Smith), Sarah (married name Noone), Frank, Walter, Frederick, John

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent