Holmes, William b. September 12, 1862 d. July 2, 1917 World War I Australian Army Major General. In 1872, at the age of 10 he joined the 1st Infantry Regiment of the New South Wales Military Forces as a bugler and served in every enlisted rank. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1886, promoted 1st Lieutenant in 1890, Captain in 1894 and Major in 1900. After serving in the Boar War, he commanded the 1st Australian Infantry (1902-1911) and was promoted Colonel in command the 6th Infantry Brigade in 1912. With the advent of World War I, he...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: I. X. 42.