George William Holmes
Royal Army Ordnance Corps
George Holmes was one of eight siblings, living in Brunswick Road, Poplar, Middlesex. George worked in a factory, his trade was metal work. When WWII started, the factory changed to make munitions so George did not have to go to war, but he felt like he was letting the side down and signed up for the army. George was married to Edna Clara Holmes ( Farley) just three weeks before going to war.
Worked on the Thailand-Burma Railway
21st August 1943
Died from dysentery while working on the Thaiand-Burma Railway
Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Holmes
Husband of Edna Clara Holmes, of Thatcham, Berkshire
B4. U. 17.
THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY