The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private F S Holyer


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Private Frank Septimus HOLYER, G/7655, 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 1857, West Kent Yeomanry), died of wounds, Stockport, Cheshire,  1st April 1918, age 28.

5th August 1889, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Son of Henry & Mary Ann Holyer, of 21, Nevill Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Educated Skinners School, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.


1911 Census - 9 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - Mary Ann Holyer, head, age 61, widow, married 39 years, 12 children, all still alive, butcher, employer, born Hildenborough, Kent; Sarah Holyer, step daughter, age 48, single, book keeper, butchers, worker, at home, born Lambeth, London; Frank Septimus Holyer, son, age 21, single, assistant, butchers, worker, at home, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; John Wickens, age 36, single, assistant, butchers, worker, at home, born Hastings, Sussex; Harold Wilmer, age 20, single, assistant, butchers, worker, at home, born Groombridge, Sussex.


Enlisted Maidstone, Kent.

Buried at  Rusthall  (St Paul) Churchyard, 3. 2., Tunbridge Wells, Kent.  Commemorated on Tunbridge Wells War Memorial & at Skinners School.


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