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Private William Holt

Name: William Holt
Birth Place: Wolverton, Bucks
Residence: Wolverton
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 13282
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: HOLT, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 13282
Additional information: Son of Ellen Sophia Holt, 52, Priory St., Newport Pagnell, Bucks, and the late Thomas Holt. His brother Thomas also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

I need to check of this is the brother that also fell:

Name: HOLT, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/1st Bucks Bn.
Date of Death: 23/08/1916
Service No: 1938
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Please see:

The Attack on Pond Farm, 22nd August, 1917

The Attack On Pond Farm and Other Strong Posts, 21st -24th August 1917

Attack on Strongpoints, South East of St. Julian, 22nd August 1917

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele)

Private William C Holt

Private 13282, 2/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Wednesday 22nd August 1917. Born and enlisted Wolverton. Son of Ellen Sophia Holt, 52, Priory St., Newport Pagnell, Bucks, and the late Thomas Holt. His brother Thomas also fell. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.

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