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Company Serjeant Major 52315 Joseph Henry Holt, CDG

18th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Formerly 10484 5th Battalion O&BLI
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 12th September 1918, aged 28

  • Buried: Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery Ext, Pas de Calais, France. Grave J.14
  • Awarded: Croix de Guerre, 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Holt [nee Beasley]
  • Husband of Daisy Olive Holt [nee Drake], married Apr Qtr 1915 at Nuneaton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments | Nuneaton Colliery

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born Jan Qtr 1890 at Chilvers Coton
  • Lived at 3 House 12 Court, Abbey Street, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Lived at 20 Windsor Street, Chilvers Coton [1911]
  • Lived at 34 Attleborough Road, Nuneaton [1918]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrived in France 18 Mar 1915
  • Croix de Guerre Gazetted 14 Oct 1918. Click here

    NB. The 18th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment was formed in June 1918 at Clacton from a cadre of the 5th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry with whom CSM Holt served at the time of the award of his Croix de Guerre

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