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18 George Street

History of 18 George Street


Robert Holmes, 39, college servant, b Dorset

Ruth, 39, b Cambridge

Alfred, 17, grocers assistant, b Cambridge

Ethel, 12, b Cambridge

Joseph, 10, b Cambridge

Robert Ferguson, 8, b Cambridge

Ernest, 7, b Cambridge

Maud, 4, b Cambridge

Arthur, 2, b Cambridge

Robert Ferguson Holmes MM: Corporal 64795, 86th Battery, 32 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in France & Flanders 8 October 1917. Born Cambridge, enlisted Bedford. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). In 1911 he is a driver in the 136th Battery Royal Field Artillery.


Henry James Thompson, clerk


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