Private

Ian Sutherland Gordon Holms

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Archibald Crawford Holms, J.P., and of Euphemia Gordon Holms (nee Melville), of Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Presumably one of the first New Zealanders to be KIA from enemy fire while on duty at Maidstone, England, 1940. See Website '22nd NZ Battalion' for story and photos. One of four siblings to serve in ... Read More

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Casualty

Service Number: 
6839
Name:
Ian Sutherland Gordon Holms
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Infantry

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed by a bomb in England
Date of Death:
27 October 1940
Day of Death:
Sunday
Age at Death: 
27
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Plot C.C.1. Grave 56.
Cemetery Location: 
United Kingdom
Ian Sutherland Gordon Holms
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