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Private Frederick John HOLLAND, G/13125,  6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 14th July 1917, age 24?.  

Born Forest Gate, Essex, son of George Henry & Mary Ellen Holland, of Hillside Villa, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland.

9th November 1889, St James, Forest Gate, Essex, baptism of Frederick John Holland, son of George Henry & Mary Ellen Holland.


1911 Census - Greetham, Oakham, Rutland - Mary Ellen Holland, head, age 48, widowed, 3 children, all still alive, Private Means, born Greetham, Rutland; Frederick John Holland, son, age 21, single, butcher, worker, born Forest Gate, Essex; Annie Elizabeth Holland, daughter, age 14, born Forest Gate, Essex; Elizabeth Revill, sister, age 32, single, mothers help, at home, born Greetham, Rutland.


7th January 1913, Hendon Register Office, married Daisy Tredgett, spinster, 20, Truston's Gardens, Park Lane, Romford, Essex.

Children - Annie Elizabeth Holland, born 11th April 1913, 12a Valetta Road, Acton; Gwendoline Daisy Holland, born 4th December 1915, 124 Valetta Road, Acton.

Enlisted Hounslow, Middlesex, age 27 years & 2 months, height 5ft 8½ inches, weight 133lbs.  Resided 124 Valetta Road, Acton, Middlesex /18 Yew Grove Cricklewood, London, NW. Formerly butcher.

11th December 1915, enlisted; 12th December 1915, to Army Reserve; 1st? July? 1916, mobilized & posted 12th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 6th SEptember 1916, posted 1st? Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 29th March 1917, posted 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 30th March 1917, embarked; 30th March 1917, disembarked; 8th May 1917, joined Battalion, "B" Company.

Separation Allowance 24/2 a week, Allotment of Pay 3/6 a week.

28th January 1918, pension of 22/11 a week awarded to widow & two children.

1920 June Quarter, Romford Registration District, Daisy Holland married Herbert W Thoroughgood, 20 Trustons Gardens, Park Lane, Romford, Essex / 2 Clifton Road, Romford, Essex.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, France.


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