Richard A Holmes, SV/PROG

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Richard A Holmes, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (45)
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

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