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   7803 1.0 William George Holmesmale
Father: Thomas Holmes
Mother: Charlotte [n.k.]
Birth: 1890, at Kettering, NorthamptonshireBMD
Death: 16 Aug 1916, Killed in action, at France, age: 26yMI  memorial
Burial: at Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, France (ref: XI.B.24) MI


Additional information: Army Service
Married: Kate Merrill  1912BMD
b. about 1890, at Desborough

   100642.1 Arthur William Holmesmale
Birth: about 1915WW1 Army



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