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First Name: William Henry Last Name: HOLMES
Date of Death: 13/11/1916 Lived/Born In: Custom House
Rank: Rifleman Unit: Rifle Brigade11
Memorial Site: West Ham Tramway Memorial, Greengate Street, Plaistow

Current Information:

Age-33

52, Rendel Road, Custom House

East London Cemetery, Plaistow

 

William Holmes died from wounds on 13th November, 1916 after having been brought back to England but as yet, there is no information, as to when and where he was wounded. The 11th Rifle Brigade battalion were part of 59 Brigade20th Division that had arrived in France in July 1915 and had been involved in the fighting on the Western Front since that date, both at Ypres and on the Somme.

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