Robert Carter Holroyd (1919-1940)
Robert Carter Holroyd was born on 6 May 1919, the son of scrap metal worker James E. Holroyd and his wife Agnes (née Carter) of Thongsbridge.
He served as a driver with 4th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps, and went to France as part of the British Expeditionary Force.
The British Army Casualty List No. 90 for the 24 hours ending noon 2 January 1940 listed "Dvr. R. Holroyd" (later amended to "Dvr. R.C. Holroyd") of "4th M.T. Company" as being "dangerously ill". His death on 5 January was duly reported in Casualty List No. 94 on 6 January.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Driver ROBERT CARTER HOLROYD
- regiment: Royal Army Service Corps
- died: 5 January 1940
- record ID: 790955
- notew: "Son of James E. and Agnes Holroyd, of Thongs Bridge, Yorkshire."
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #790955)