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James Walter Holly       Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment) Battalion: 25th Battalion “B” Company Regimental Number: 303356 / 716256 Rank: Lieutenant Date of Birth: April 9, 1896 (actual year of birth 1897) Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia   Date of Enlistment: October 18, 1915 / July 10, 1916  Place of Enlistment: St. John NB / Truro NS  Address at Enlistment: St. John NB Age at Enlistment: 18 Height: 5 Feet 9 1/2 Inches Previous Military Experience: 3rd Canadian Garrison Artillery Trade: Banker (Bank of British North America) Marital Status: Single   Religion: Church of England Next of Kin: Mrs. J. W. Holly (Mother) St. John NB Date of Death: August 8, 1918 Age at Death: 21 Cemetery: Wood Cemetery, Marceltave, Somme, France   Son of James Walter and Regina M. Holly, of "Hollyholme," Rothesay, New Brunswick.   Commemorated on Page 431 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 15   Not Commemorated on the Yarmouth Memorial Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission      
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