Sidney Holmes (c.1889-1917)

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, SIDNEY. Driver. No L/29271. 'B' Battery, 16th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Son of Joseph and Florence Holmes of Battye Mill, Colne Bridge. Employed as a coal-getter at Battye Mill Colliery. Enlisted at Whitsuntide, 1915. Died from pneumonia at No 39 Casualty Clearing Station, 3.3.1917, aged 27 years. Buried CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 4.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission