Arthur Holmes (c.1893-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HOLMES, ARTHUR. Private. No 41537. 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly No 19939 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Linthwaite. Son of Mr and Mrs J.E. Holmes, 10 Barber Row, Linthwaite. Employed by Messrs George Mallinson and Sons Limited as a pattern weaver. Enlisted 10.4.1916. Embarked for France in the summer of 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 20.3.1918, aged 24 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.

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