A. H. Holman
Service no. 34678
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery, 182nd Bde.
Enlisted in Chelsea; lived in Clapham
Died of wounds aged about 23 on 11 May 1916
Remembered at Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos, France
Brother of John Orlando Holman, whose CWGC entry states that the family lived at 45 Jeffreys Road, Stockwell.
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 Alfred Harold Holman, an 18-year-old warehouse porter, lived in 4 rooms at 45 Riverhall Street, South Lambeth with his mother Sarah Jane McQuillin, 49, her husband Stephen McQuillin, 49, and 4 of his 6 brothers. Sarah Jane was a domestic servant and was born in Yeovil, Somerset. Stephen was a fitter’s labourer, born in Walworth. Sarah’s children were:
Percy Holman, 24, a general labourer, born in South Lambeth (as were all the children)
Ernest Holman, 21, a gardener
Alfred Holman 18, a warehouse porter
John [Orlando] Holman, 15, a junior clerk
Bertie Holman, 13
In 1901 the widowed Sarah J. Holman lived at 10, Thorne Street, Lambeth with her 7 sons.