Holmes, William Edgar b. June 26, 1895 d. October 9, 1918 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Wood Stanway, England, he served as a Private in the 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, British Army. In actions at Cattenieres, France, on October 9, 1918, Private Holmes carried in two men under the most intense fire and while attending to a third case, he was severely wounded. In spite of this, he continued to carry in wounded and was shortly afterwards fatally wounded and died from his injury. For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty, he...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Carnieres Communal Cemetery, Carnieres, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: I.B.3.