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Edgar Wade HOLMESAge: 37 years18811918

Name
Edgar Wade HOLMES
Given names
Edgar Wade
Surname
HOLMES
Birth about 1881 40 27
Citation details: 14388/1881 HOLMES EDGAR WADE EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a brotherHarry Stewart HOLMES
about 1881
Citation details: 14387/1881 HOLMES HARRY STEWART EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a sisterChristina Miriam HOLMES
about 1883 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 16368/1883 HOLMES CHRISTINA EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a brotherAlexander Charles HOLMES
about 1884 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 18078/1884 HOLMES ALEXANDER C EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a sisterStella V HOLMES
about 1886 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 19603/1886 HOLMES STELLA V EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a sisterElsie Florence HOLMES
about 1888 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 20511/1888 HOLMES ELSIE F EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a sisterLillie Walters HOLMES
about 1890 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: 10526/1890 HOLMES LILLIE W EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a brotherArthur Edwin HOLMES
about 1892 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 32356/1892 HOLMES ARTHUR E EDWIN ELIZABETH SINGLETON
Birth of a brotherWilliam Corner HOLMES
about 1895 (Age 14 years)
Citation details: 4819/1895 HOLMES WILLIAM C EDWIN ELIZABETH WEST MAITLAND
Military
No. 3211
Type: Enlisted
July 20, 1916 (Age 35 years)
Agency: Australian Military Forces
Death of a fatherEdwin HOLMES
May 19, 1917 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 7306/1917 HOLMES EDWIN THOMAS MIRIAM WEST MAITLAND
Holmes - Edwin and Elizabeth
Holmes - Edwin and Elizabeth

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Military
Type: Wounded in Action
September 25, 1917 (Age 36 years)
Agency: Australian Military Forces
Note: Gunshot wound to left arm.
Military
Rejoined unit from Base Hospital
November 29, 1917 (Age 36 years)
Agency: Australian Military Forces
Death September 1, 1918 (Age 37 years)
Cause of death: Killed in action
Holmes - Edgar Wade
Holmes - Edgar Wade

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Note: Whilst serving in the 54th Battalion AIF.
Burial about 1919 (4 months after death)
Address: Cemetery/memorial reference: IV. G. 12.
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Holmes - Edgar Wade - Memorial Certificate
Holmes - Edgar Wade - Memorial Certificate

Note: Downloaded from the Commonwealth War Grave Commission.

Memorial after 1919 (4 months after death)
Address: East Maitland General Cemetery
Holmes - Edgar Wade
Holmes - Edgar Wade

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Holmes grave
Holmes grave

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1878Paterson, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
himself
Australian Army CrestEdgar Wade HOLMES
Birth: about 1881 40 27Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 1, 1918France
-1 years
elder sibling
3 years
twin brother
Harry Stewart HOLMES
Birth: about 1881 40 27Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 25, 1929West Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Christina Miriam HOLMES
Birth: about 1883 42 29Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1967Burwood, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Alexander Charles HOLMES
Birth: about 1884 43 30Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1958Hornsby, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Elsie Florence HOLMES
Birth: about 1888 47 34Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1960Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Lillie Walters HOLMES
Birth: about 1890 49 36Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1974New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Arthur Edwin HOLMES
Birth: about 1892 51 38Singleton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1970Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
William Corner HOLMES
Birth: about 1895 54 41West Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1973St. Leonards, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthH - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 14388/1881 HOLMES EDGAR WADE EDWIN ELIZABETH CLARENCE TOWN
MilitaryMilitary Record - Holmes - Edgar Wade
MilitaryMilitary Record - Holmes - Edgar Wade
MilitaryMilitary Record - Holmes - Edgar Wade
DeathHeadstone - Holmes - Edgar Wade
Holmes - Edgar Wade
Holmes - Edgar Wade

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DeathMilitary Record - Holmes - Edgar Wade
BurialCommonwealth War Graves Commission
MemorialAustralian Cemeteries Index