This is the story of the 30,490 men that left Dundee to fight in the First World War and of the people left at home.
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Captain
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
Amy Louisa Katherine Holland, Horsham Sussex
Arthur Charles Holland, Horsham, Sussex
Lionel, Sydney & 6 others, (names Unknown)
Helen Ruth Holland (nee Menzies), Quinta Rannock, San Ferriemdo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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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