Holmes John Robert Gunner 550647
Name Holmes John Robert
Army number 550647
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted at Guildford 25/8/1930 in the 3rd Hussars. Transferred to the Royal Artillery 1/4/1937. Attended training School? Posted RA Depot. Posted 16th Field Regiment. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment 29/3/1941. Served Normandy? Posted 1st Mountain Regiment 29/10/1945. Posted to 14th Medium Regiment 12/11/1945. Posted to 92nd Anti-Tank Regiment 21/11/1945. Posted to Draft RABLM for overseas 10/12/1945. Posted X List (4) East Africa 31/12/1945. Struck off strength East Africa. Taken on strength X List 4A Middle East Forces 20/1/1946. Returned to the UK. Relegated to Z Reserve 19/8/1952. Demobilised. Discharged from Reserve under paragraph 519 (vii) of King's Regulations 12/5/1953. Documents to NE/4/B. Pensioner from 19/9/1952.
Company/Battery 451 Mountain Battery, 1st Mountain Regiment.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
The Tracer Card was unclear at some points and the blurring made dates and units difficult to decipher.