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Richard Charles Holmes

In memory of:

Lieutenant Richard Charles Holmes

September 5, 1945

Military Service






Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve


H.M.C.S. Prevost

Additional Information

Husband of Bonnie H. B. Holmes, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 525 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec 42. Lot 576.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Honour roll– Plaques in the lobby of the Great-West Life Assurance Company Building (60 Osborne Street, Winnipeg) list employees who were killed during service in the First World War and Second World War. They were unveiled originally at ceremonies held on 11 November 1921 and 11 November 1948, respectively.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of Richard Charles Holmes– In memory of the students from Midland High School who served during World War 11 and did not return. 

Photos submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me, on behalf of Midland Legion Branch 80 190 Queen St. Midland, Ontario.
  • Memorial Plaque– A plaque on the exterior wall of Leaside Memorial Community Gardens, a hockey arena and recreational complex at 1073 Millwood Road, Toronto.  The original facility was opened in 1951 and was named in remembrance of local men who died in World War II.  Included in the names on the plaque is that of Richard Charles Holmes.  (Submitted by Navy League Cadet Corps CHAMBLY, Barrie, Ontario.  Picture taken in 2015.)

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