Richard A Holmes, SV/PROG

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Richard A Holmes, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ferbane, Parish of Weird, Offaly, Offaly, Ireland
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Cause of death: nervous breakdown, suicide at age 45
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of (No Name) and Elizabeth Holmes, b4 SM
Father of Elizabeth Holmes; Jane Grimes Holmes; George Thorne Holmes; Julia Elizabeth Botha and William Isaac Holmes

Occupation: Soldier/Farmer
Managed by: Cherry Kathrin Muir
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About Richard A Holmes, SV/PROG

Seargent Richard Holmes arrived in South Africa in 1830 with The 75th Regiment, Seaforth Highlanders. He was discharged at his request on November 30 1840 after 12 years with the Regiment, His character according to his Commander was " Very good". Sad ending to an apparently good man.

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Richard A Holmes, SV/PROG's Timeline

1809
1809
Offaly, Offaly, Ireland
1840
May 7, 1840
Age 31
1844
December 11, 1844
Age 35
South Africa
1848
1848
Age 39
1849
September 22, 1849
Age 40
Eastern Cape, South Africa
1852
August 6, 1852
Age 43
1854
1854
Age 45
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa