Holmes, Edward Albert

BORN BEVERLEY 1892. LIVED BEVERLEY. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF H T HOLMES, LANDLORD ABOVE, LADYGATE, BEVERLEY.DIED AT HOME.
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE EDWARD ALBERT HOLMES 11/528. Edward was born in June 1892, the fifth of seven children to Horatio and Sarah Holmes of The Dog and Duck Inn, Ladygate, Beverley. A Blacksmith before the war, he queued in the long uneven lines outside Hull City Hall to become a part of the fledgling Pals Battalions, and enlisted on 8th September 1914. He never left town. Albert died of Acute Appendicitis on 7th November 1914 and is buried at St. Martin’s Cemetery in Beverley. He was a soldier for 61 days and never got to fire a shot.


First name:
EDWARD ALBERT
Military Number:
11/528
Rank:
Private
Date Died
07/11/1914
Place died:
Beverley (St. Mary) Church Cemetery, East Yorkshire
Age:
21
DOG & DUCK INN, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK