Coleshill Remembers World War 1
As a free service to the World War 1 commemoration year, ST-IT Limited have created and are hosting a free database of Coleshill connected veterans.
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Entry for Private Henry Holtom
2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Year of Birth
Date of Death
Born in Hampton Lucy. Born in 1888 he was 30 years old at the time of his death. residence on 1901 census puts him in Cottage Lane, Nether Whitacre, son of a Railway worker. 1911 puts him in Ladywood, Birmingham having just got married and working as a Printers Machinist.’ Private H Holtom (service number 2003), a member of 2nd battalions Royal Warwickshire Regiment died on 8 November 1918. He is buried at Cremona Town Cemetery in Italy.
Coleshill Chronicle 15th November 1919 DEATHS IN MEMORIAM HOLTOM – In loving memory of our dear son, Henry Holtom, 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, who died November 8th, 1918, of Influenza, in Italy. Youngest son of Mr and Mrs Holtom. Never forgotten by Father, Mother and Sisters. Though lost to sight, to memory ever dear.