Algernon Holland

Military Information

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  • Rank: Captain
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  • Regiment/Ship: Royal Air Force
  • Unit: 249 Squadron, Seaplane Station, Dundee
  • Place of Death: Dundee
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 21.09.1918
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: LL.5.616.

Personal Information

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  • Mother:

    Amy Louisa Katherine Holland, Horsham Sussex

  • Father:

    Arthur Charles Holland, Horsham, Sussex

  • Siblings:

    Lionel, Sydney & 6 others, (names Unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Helen Ruth Holland (nee Menzies), Quinta Rannock, San Ferriemdo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Children:

    Algernon Charles Holland, M.B.E. M.C. (1919-2001)

More about Algernon Holland

Captain Algernon Holland, 2nd Air Mechanic Francis Edward Wilson, 237878 and 2nd Air Mechanic Eli Marriott, 211911 were all killed and 2nd Lt F.I Atkins injured when their Curtiss H16 “Large America” Serial No N4070 Flying Boat struck a ships mast on the River Tay, crashed and burst into flames.

Algernon formerly served with the 6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.

 

 

 

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Bob Thomson

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