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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.

New Zealand

  • 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.
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