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1885 - 1916

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1887 - 1916

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1894 - 1916

Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916

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1883 - 1918
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Pte 330854 William Lloyd Holmes

  • Age: 36
  • From: Liverpool
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 19th Btn
  • D.O.W Thursday 2nd August 1917
  • Commemorated at: Etaples Mil Cem
    Panel Ref: XXII.N.25

William Lloyd Holmes was born in 1880 in Liverpool and was the son of Daniel and Ellen Holmes and the husband of Catherine Holmes, of 42 Bingley Rd, Priory Rd, Anfield, Liverpool.
He married Catherine (nee O’Brien) on December 25th 1899 at Our Lady and St Nicholas C. of E. Church, Liverpool, both were aged 19 years.

The 1911 Census shows William and his family living at 21 Stonewall St Everton Liverpool.  William is aged 30, born 1881 a paviors labourer with the city engineers department. His wife Catherine is aged 30, born 1881 and a resident of New York, USA. They have been married for eleven years and have had six children of which three had sadly died. The surviving children are Mary aged 4, born 1907, Lily aged 2 born 1909 and John born 1900.

William enlisted in Liverpool and was formerly Private 3057 of the 9th Battalion KLR. and was serving in the 19th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 330854 when he died of wounds on the 2nd August, 1917, aged 36. 

He now lies in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.

We currently have no further information on William Lloyd Holmes, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

Marriage records show William Lloyd was born in 1880 and the Census records hold the year 1881.

Killed On This Day.

(102 Years this day)
Saturday 10th August 1918.
Lance Corporal 30546 Charles Harold Fairclough
33 years old