Charles Holborn

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: S/1858
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 03.06.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII.A.66.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Bo'ness
  • Address: 90 Kidd St, Kirkaldy
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Holborn, 79 Liff Rd, Lochee

  • Father:

    Charles Holborn, 79 Liff Rd, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    Alexander & 1 other brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Holborn

Charles was the brother of Pte Alexander Holborn, 31293, 11th Battalion Royal Scots, who was killed in action, 05.04.1917.

Charles Holborn   S/1858   Gordon Highlanders

Sergeant Charles Holborn, 8th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, has died of wounds in hospital at Boulogne.  He was shot in the head, and lived for a week afterwards.  He resided at 90 Kidd Street, Kirkcaldy, and was 25 years of age.

Dundee Courier 9th June 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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