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HOLDEN, HYLA NAPIER

Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Date of Death:
26/10/1918
Age:
47
Regiment/Service:
5th Indian Cavalry
 
attd. 1st Lancers Sardar Risala Jodhpur Lancers
Awards:
D S O and Bar
Grave Reference:
292.
Cemetery:
BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Kaiser-I-Hind Medal. Order of St. John of Jerusalem in England, 1900. Son of the Rev. Oswald Mangin Holden, B.C.L., M.A. (Oxford), and Henrietta Holden (nee Addenbrooke); husband of Katherine M. Holden, of "The Firs," Wallington, Surrey. Born at Kingswinford, Staffs. Served in the North-west Frontier of Indian Campaign (1908).

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Grave Registration Reports (GRRs) are standard forms which detail graves for which the Commission is responsible within a particular burial ground. They provide basic details of the individuals, such as name, service number, rank, regiment, unit and date of death, and are listed in Plot, Row and Grave order.
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BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY

Country:
Lebanese Republic
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