Hollands, William George Charles

Dates: 1885-1915

War Service: William Charles George Hollands enlisted on 2nd December 1915 and served as a Private with D Coy 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. His service number was 10077. He died on 23rd October 1918, aged 34, of wounds received at the battle of River Piave. He is buried in Giavera British Cemetery Arcade.

Location of Memorial: William Charles George Hollands is remembered locally on the St Pauls, Deptford WW1 War Memorial

Details: William Hollands was born in 1885 in Gravesend to George and Sarah Hollands.

At the time of his enlistment he was employed as a clerk for a national Health Insurance Company and was living at 40 Graemesdyke Avenue, East Sheen. He was 5ft 6inches tall and weighed 142lbs

Following his death, the items returned to his family included photos, religious medallions, letters, scissors, knife and handkerchief. In his will he left £594 17s 5d to his father.

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Jackie Sellars

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