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Thomas Vincent Holland

In memory of:

Private Thomas Vincent Holland

August 27, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)


26th Battalion

Additional Information


January 22, 1895
East Baltic, Prince Edward Island


February 11, 1916
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Son of Bernard (Berno) and Annie (nee Fay) Holland, of East Baltic, Prince Edward Island.

Brother of Private Joseph Holland, who died during service with the Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment). Uncle of Lieutenant Thomas Vincent Holland, who died during service in the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Two other brothers, Philip and John (Jack) Kyran, also enlisted in the First World War. Philip served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force and John served with the U.S. Foresters. Joseph's other brothers and sisters were Peter, Bernard, Edward, James, Marcella and Anne Jane.

Commemorated on Page 430 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

D. 4.


Cherisy is a village approximately 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres south-east of the village on the north-east side of the D38 road to Hendecourt. Cherisy village was captured by the Allied 18th Division on May 3, 1917, but lost the same night; and it remained in German hands until it was retaken by the Canadian Corps on August 27, 1918. The cemetery takes it name from a flint quarry, known to the British Army as Sun Quarry, located a short distance south-east of Cherisy. The Cemetery covers an area of 462 square metres and is enclosed by brick walls.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Sun Quarry Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Photo of Thomas Vincent Holland– Thomas Vincent Holland of East Baltic, Prince Edward Island

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