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William Desmond Holden

In memory of:

Gunner William Desmond Holden

May 7, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

F/7072

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Additional Information


Born:

June 4, 1915
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

October 3, 1939
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Son of Barney and Gertrude Holden, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 82 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GANDER CEMETERY
Newfoundland, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot 4. Row 7. Grave 16.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Holden– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Hey Gunny, I thought you might want these.  I'll love you always grandpa
  • Grave Marker– Photo Courtesy of Gander War Cemetery: A Digital exhibit sponsored by Canada's Digital Collections.

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