The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private E Holden


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Private Edwin HOLDEN, G/1831, 8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 6th May  1916, age 19.

Born Blackburn, Lancashire, son of Alfred & Eleanor Holden, of 81, Morley St., Blackburn, Lancashire.


1911 Census - 324 Bolton Road, Ewood, Blackburn, Lancashire - Alfred Holden, head, age 38, married, cotton weaver, cotton mill, worker, born Blackburn, Lancashire; Eleanor Holden, wife, age 36, married 16 years, 2 children, 1 still alive, cotton weaver, worker, born Blackburn, Lancashire; Edwin Holden, son, age 14, cotton weaver, worker, born Blackburn, Lancashire


Enlisted Blackburn, Lancashire.

26th July 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Dranoutre Military Cemetery, I. E. 22., Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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