Holmes John William Gunner 4805828

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Name Holmes John William
Army number 4805828
Rank Gunner
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Lincolnshire Regiment 16/5/1940. Underwent Basic Training at a Primary Training Centre. Posted to the ? Battalion. Transferred to the Royal Artillery and posted to the 101st Anti-Tank Regiment 22/12/1942. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment 17/7/1943. Posted to Regimental Home Details 6/8/1944. Served Normandy? Posted back to 1st Mountain Regiment 15/9/1944. Posted to Overseas Draft RABJA 6/11/1945. Posted to 46 RHU 7/11/1945. Posted to 80th Field Regiment 16/11/1945. Returned to the UK. Y Release 15/2/1946. Relegated to the Z (T) Reserve 23/4/1946. Demobilised.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
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.
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