Katikati e-memorial for soldiers who left from Katikati to serve in World War One

A project completed in association with the Katikati Returned Services Association.

Information kindly researched and provided by P.R.Lascelles NZEF Research Service with additional material provided by local families.

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Serial No.1 40315
Rank Private
Full Name Richard HOLMES
Status/Occupation -- / Farmer
Body 23rd Reinforcement, NZEF
Unit E Company
Last Address --
Next of Kin W.J. Holmes (Father), Matamata
WW1 Medal Entitlement British War Medal 1914-19
Victory Medal
Embarked 2 Embarked 14th March 1917
aboard HMNZT 79 (ss Ruapheu)
and disembarked 21st May 1917 at Devonport, ENGLAND

or embarked 2nd April 1917
aboard HMNZT 80 (ss Corinthic)
and disembarked 10th June 1917 at Plymouth, ENGLAND
Casualty List 3 Book XIV, Page 1910
Otago Infantry Regiment Wounded Non-commissioned Officers and Men
"40315 Private Holmes, R. Date Reported 6th September 1918; Casualty List No 945/1; Force 23rd Reinforcement"
Roll of Honour 4 No
1. New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Embarkation Roll 1914-1918
2. Studholme, J. Some Records of the N.Z. Expeditionary Force
3. New Zealand Expeditionary Force - List of Casualties
4. New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Roll of Honour

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