GEORGE HENRY HOLMES 1870–?
Born: 24th May 1870, Radcliffe on Trent,
Baptised 6th June, 1870, St. Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married: the 1922 electoral register shows him living with wife Kate in Radcliffe on Trent. Possibly married to Kate Owen in Nottingham, 1893.
Date of death unknown, possibly 1938 in Nottingham
Living in Radcliffe with parents George, labourer, mother Mary and sister Rebecca.
Living in East Bridgford with parents and brother Walter
Living on Vicarage Lane, Radcliffe on Trent with parents and brother Frank who also served in military.
1910 Mother Mary occupied property in Lamcote, Radcliffe on Trent (Land Registry)
Service Number: 313654
Military Unit: Labour Corps, formerly 19th (Reserve) Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed but service record suggests that he served in the reserves in the UK and therefore did not enter a theatre of war. He was age 44 when war was declared.
Military Service before 1914
1906: First enlisted
Military service 1914-1918
1.3.15: Sherwood Foresters no 23737
16.7.17: Discharged and signed up again
27.8.17: Labour Corps Base depot British Expeditionary Force
8.12.17: Blairgowrie, Absent Without Leave – deprived of 4 days’ pay
19.2.18: Absent from Tattoo Parade and out of bounds, forfeited 7 days pay.
19.3.18: In War Hospital, Bradford. Bronchitis and other illness
29.5.19: Discharged from Labour Corps and immediately re-enlisted
15.10.19: Finally discharged
States Bricklayer’s labourer of Knights Hill, Lamcote, Radcliffe on Trent
5ft 0ins, 122lbs, 36ins chest. Single.
Next of kin: Mother Mary of Knights Hill, Lamcote and brother Frank Holmes of Thraves Yard, Radcliffe on Trent
Details of medals not found. Presumably ineligible for the British War and Victory medals because served in the UK.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Ogles Yard, Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1922 Register
Address: Ogles Yard, Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent. Living with wife Kate.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.