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Edgar Thomas Holmes

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Holmes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 9584 AWMM
    • 65400 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1884 AWMM KaiwharawharaWellington Region AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 18 April 1902 AWMM 24 Arthur Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 28 August 1918 AWMM 289 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Joseph Holmes (father), 24 Arthur Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Edith Hannah Holmes (wife), 76 Shakespeare Road, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 31 December 1917 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease, broncho pneumonia AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Holmes.

    Husband of Edith H. Holmes nee Frame of 37, Russell St. Bromley, Christchurch. father of Gladys Edith dob 23 March 1909; geoffrey Thomas dob 9 February 1911 and Roy Graham dob 13 February 1913. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    16 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM III. D. 13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      76: 8 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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