Holland George Tom Marshall Sergeant 6208202
Name Holland George Tom Marshall
Army number 6208202
Decorations Not known
Date of birth Research suggests his birth was registered Q3 1917 in Beston, Lincolnshire. Mother's maiden surname Horry.
Age 27 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment. Posted to 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not known
Joined Brigade Not yet known
Promotions Not known
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 22/9/1944. Buried initially in a field at Tangerloo near Gheel, map reference 35 044837, then re-buried 16/6/1945 in Grave IV.A.23. Geel War Cemetery, Antwerp, Belgium. Inscription - "WITH THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE SHALL REMEMBER". Probate granted 30/1/1945 in Lincoln to Dorothy Mary Holland, widow.
Home address Son of George and Norah Holland, of Boston, Lincolnshire (Married Q4 1915); husband of Dorothy Mary Holland, of Boston. Lived at Witham Place, Boston, Lincolnshire at the time of his death.
Thanks are due to the Find a Grave Website for access to the image of Sgt HOLLAND's headstone.