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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Son of James and Elizabeth Holloway. He was a horseman and lived at Python Hill Road, Rainworth, Nottinghamshire. National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) HOLLOWAY Fred of Python Hill, Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, Private in H.M. Army died 23rd October 1918 in France. Probate 26th August to James Holloway Farmer. Effects £977 12s 10d
23 Oct 1918
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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
11th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Fred Holloway attested at Southwell, Nottinghamshire on 29th February 1916, he gave his age as 19 yrs and 5 months , he was a horseman and was living at Python Hill, Blidworth and his next of kin was his father James of the same address. He was posted to the reserves and mobilised for war on 23rd May 1918 at Nottingham, he was by now 21 yrs and 254 days old. He was posted to the 3rd battalion Sherwood Foresters at Sunderland on 25th May 1918. He embarked from Dover on 5th October 1918 landing the same day at Calais. On 9th October 1918 he was posted to the 11th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He was killed in action 23rd October 1918 and is buried at Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, France. Plot VIII. Row D. Grave 5.
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