Holden, William Henry –

Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Holden, of 4, Gate Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 41, Lena Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Already a soldier when war broke out and went to France in August 1914. Captured prisoner of war 25/03/1918.

Personal details

  • Surname: Holden
  • Forename: William Henry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Patrington, Yorkshire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 10937
  • Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Enlistment date: January 9th, 1913 - 1913-01-09
  • Enlistment location: Bury, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 17/05/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d

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