Private Thomas Holloway

Thank you to Jane Anthony for this research.

Private Thomas Holloway: 1st Battalion The Hampshire Regiment (5414) Born in Whitchurch Hampshire and one of the 8 children of Charles and Mary. His father was a woodman. He probably married Amy Walters in Epsom and daughter Edith Frances was born there the following year.

In 1911 he was living at St John’s Road in Westcott and working as a builder’s carman.

He enlisted in the Hampshire regiment at Whitchurch on 12 September 1914. He died of his wounds at the Boulogne Hospital on 24 May the following year. He was buried at Boulogne.

Born                            Whitchurch, Hampshire
Lived                           Westcott, Dorking

Enlisted                       Whitchurch, Hampshire

Regiment                     1st Battalion. The Hampshire Regiment
Number                       5141

Date of Death              24th May 1915
Place of Death             Boulogne, France
Cause of Death           Died of Wounds

Age                              35

Cemetery                     Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France