JOSEPH WILLIAM HOLME 

Rank: Sapper
Service Number: 16512.
Regiment: 2nd Field Coy. Royal Engineers Killed In Action Tuesday 2nd February 1915 Age 29County Memorial Crewe & Coppenhall
Commemorated\Buried AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS
France
Born Crewe, enlisted Stafford. Son of Daniel and Lydia Holme of 126,
Earle Street, Crewe. Former pupil at Beech Street School. Joined
the Royal Engineers from Crewe Works on May 7, 1907, after
working as an engine fitter. Went to France on November 5,
1914. Reports stated he was shot by a German
sniper at night, whilst working near the trenches.

Service record available.

Updated by Mark A. Potts on March 25, 2017.