Lieutenant Colonel MATHEW HOLMES
Service Number: 3/1
Regiment & Unit/Ship
New Zealand Medical Corps
Date of Death
Died 15 November 1918
Age 39 years old
Buried or commemorated at
273. I. P.2.
- Country of Service New Zealand
- Awards Mentioned in Despatches
- Additional Info Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Stuart Holmes, of Wellington; husband of Elsie Beatrice Holmes, of 56A, Hobson St., Wellington, New Zealand. Born at Edinburgh, Scotland. Educated at Waitaki and Otago High Schools and at Edinburgh University, Scotland. Athletics ("Blue"), 1901. M.B.Ch.B., 1902; F.R.C.S. (Edin.), 1905; M.D., 1906. Served in Samoa. Egypt, Gallipoli, and on the Western Front. A.D.M.S. Egypt. Commander No. 1 New Zealand Field Ambulance in France. Appointed A.D.M.S, Wellington after being invalided home.