Holliday Dennis John Lance Bombardier 1133902
Name Holliday Dennis John
Army number 1133902
Rank Lance Bombardier.
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Research suggests his birth was registered in Q3 1922, mother's maiden name Naylor.
Age 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions No further details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 27/6/1944. Interred initially at Le Haut D'Audrieu, map reference 856.713, then re-buried on 2/5/1945 in Grave XVIII. D. 5. Bayeux War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF MY DEAR HUSBAND. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE".
Home address Son of Charlie and Louise Holliday, of Leytonstone, Essex; husband of Brenda Holliday (nee Rising - marriage registered Q1 1944 Essex South Western), of Leytonstone.
At present there is no image available of Gunner Holliday's headstone.