Holleywell Edward Fusilier 4273555
Name Holleywell Edward
Army number 4273555
Date of birth Research indicates birth registered Q3 1908 Newcastle upon Tyne.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served in the B.E.F. (23rd Division). KILLED in ACTION between 31/5/1940 and 2/6/1940.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION between 31/5 and 2/6/1940 - location not known.
Home address Son of John Thomas Holleywell and of Mary Ellen Holleywell of Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated on Column 40 of the DUNKIRK MEMORIAL.
Edward Holleywell - killed in action in Northern France in 1940 appears to be the brother of James Holleywell - died as a Japanese PoW in 1943. They have adjacent Regimental Numbers, so clearly joined up together.