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  • 23045 Private Charles Edward Holmes was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse. Photo Steve Morse
Person Details
Westwood Nottinghamshire
He was the son of Edwin and Emily Holmes and the brother of George Frederick, Harold, Gladys Emily, Edith, Minnie and Eleanor Holmes. In 1911 they lived on Sutton Road Huthwaite.
He was a miner
26 Sep 1916
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792935 - CWGC Website
23045
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Charles Edward Holmes enlisted after 1 January 1916. He was killed in action on 26 September 1916 when the battalion took part in a successful attack during the Battle of Thiepval. He has no known grave and commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Research John Morse and Navid Nunn
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  • 23045 Private Charles Edward Holmes was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse. Photo Steve Morse
    Charles Edward Holmes name on Memorial - 23045 Private Charles Edward Holmes was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse. Photo Steve Morse