James Holmes (c.1895-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

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, JAMES. Driver. No 27047. 15th Divisional Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Born Huddersfield. Son of Arthur Holmes (who was also serving in France). Lived with his aunt, Mrs Knott, 7 Jowett's Court, off Manchester Street, Huddersfield. Educated Paddock Church of England School. Employed by Messrs C. and J. Hirst of Longwood. Killed in action, 17.7.1917, aged 22 years. Buried BRANDHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row M, Grave 25.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission