Lieutenant ColonelHOLMES, MATHEW

Service Number 3/1

Died 15/11/1918

Aged 39

New Zealand Medical Corps

Mentioned in Despatches

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.


Location: Wellington City, New Zealand
Number of casualties: 393

Cemetery/memorial reference: 273. I. P.2.

Cemetery details

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