Basil King Holman, Chinese Lab Corps

1896. Jan 25. Born Hendon, London

1896 Mar 23. Christened. St. Andrew's Church, Willesden, Middlesex

1901 census at 5, Exeter Road, Willesden

1911 census A schoolboy boarding at Aldenham School, Elstree, Hertfordshire

1915 Nov 17 Landed in France

1918 Nov 12 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Labour Corps

1920 Jan 10 . Labour Corps. Temp. 2nd Lt. B. K. Holman relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of 2nd Lt.

1920 Aug 8 Joined ADRIC with service no 100. Posted to A Coy

1921 Jul 9. Promoted Section Leader

1922 Jan 18 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 20. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable

1927 Jul 12. Leaves UK for Canada. A Police Officer of Waterworks Rd, Southend. Intends settling in Canada

1928 Jul 23. Died Manitoba, Canada. Probate to his mother

 

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