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20780   Private Joshua Holland
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Summary      
Joshua was the son of Elizabeth Holland. He was born about 1892 in County Tyrone. The 1901 census records Joshua as 9 years old and living with the family at Mullintor, Minterburn, Tyrone. His father had died. His mother was a domestic servant. By 1911, 19 year old Joshua was living and working in Carrowbeg, Benburb, Tyrone. He was working as a servant for the Irwin family. Private Joshua Holland was with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme on the 1st July 1916, age 24.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 792788
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Holland family Lists Wilfred as age 9 living with the family at house 4 in Mullintor, Minterburn, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Joshua Holland Lists Joshua as age 19 as a servant living with the Irwin family at house 9 in Carrowbeg, Benburb, Tyrone
3 WW1 - Eglish Roll of Honour Information about Joshua Holland
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