Sale WW1 

Stephen Holme

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:19th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Cheshire Rgt
How Died:Disease
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1893 in the Kendal R.D. - ref: 10b/734, the
son of Miles & Elizabeth Anne Holme (nee James).

1901 Census - Shaw End High Lodge, Patton, Kendal, Westmorland.   Son -
aged: 8 - born: Patton, Westmorland.   Head of household - Miles Holme -
Married - aged: 42 - occ: Coachman (Domestic) - born: Grayrigg,
Westmorland.   Also Elizabeth A. Holme - Wife - aged: 42 - born:
Westmorland.    Plus 4 siblings.

1911 Census - Boundary Bank Farm, Bradleyfield, Kendal, Westmorland.   Son
- aged: 18 - occ: Shop Assistant - born: Patton, Westmorland.  Head of
household - Miles Holme - Married - aged: 52 - occ: Farm Manager - born:
Grayrigg, Westmorland.   Also Elizabeth Anne Holme - Wife - aged: 52 -
born: Westmorland.    Plus 1 younger sister.

Whilst all his family's records show "HOLME" up to now, he has enlisted as
"HOLMES", so all his military records show the latter surname for him.  
Only the CWGC seem to have got his name correct.

WO363 - Attested at Sale on the 9th December 1915.  Called to service with
the 21st Royal Welsh Regiment on the 24th February 1916.   Previously
resided at 39 Urban Road, Sale, later at 14 Haddon Grove, Sale.   Aged 22
years, 284 days - occ: Grocer's Assistant.    5 feet 8 inches in height. 
Chest measurements 31 to 34.5 inches.   Next of Kin - Miles Holmes, Boundry
Bank Farm, Kendal, Westmorland.   Wears glasses.   On the 12th March 1916
whilst in training at Kinmel Park, Wales he was charged with being absent
without leave from 11.00 pm on the 12th March 1916 until 05.20hrs on the
13th.  Given 1 days CB (Confined to Barracks).   [Boundry Bank Farm was in
the Parish of Undebarrow & Bradleyfield, Westmorland].

I have no idea why he should have been residing at Sale at the time of his

Formerly Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Pension Record - Under the name of Stephen HOLMES - Died of Disease on the
26th November 1916.   Mother - Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Holmes, Fremington
Cottages, Penrith, Cumberland.

CWGC - "Son of Miles & Elizabeth Anne Holme of Grove Farm, Longton,
Preston, Lancashire.  Native of Patton, Westmorland".

MI. "To Memory Ever Dear".

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