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HOLMES, John William
(1871-)
GREEN, Florence Alice
(1870-)

HOLMES, Alfred
(1895-1946)

 

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BOWER, Flora Alberta

HOLMES, Alfred 2

  • Born: 8 Jun 1895, Leeds, , Yorkshire, England 1
  • Marriage: BOWER, Flora Alberta on 2 Oct 1929 in Battleford, Division 12, Saskatchewan, Canada 1
  • Died: 30 Mar 1946, Calgary, Calgary Region, Alberta, Canada aged 50 1
  • Buried: Calgary, Calgary Region, Alberta, Canada 3
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bullet  Death Notes:

He died in Col. Belcher Hospital in Calgary, AB.

bullet  Burial Notes:

He is buried in Burnsland Cemetery.

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bullet  Facts and details for Alfred Holmes:

He lived in Armley, , Yorkshire, England in 1901. 4

He emigrated from England to , , , Canada in 1903. 5

He worked as a labourer in 1911 in Battleford, Division 12, Saskatchewan, Canada. 5

He lived in Battleford, Division 12, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1911. 5

He worked as a farmer in 1916 in Gallivan, Division 13, Saskatchewan, Canada. 6

He lived in Gallivan, Division 13, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. 6

He registered for military service in WWI on 15 Jun 1916 in Cut Knife, Division 13, Saskatchewan, Canada. 6 According to the enlistment record, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall with a fair complexion, dark grey eyes, light brown hair and a 30-inch chest.

He worked as a farmer in 1921 in Cut Knife, Division 13, Saskatchewan, Canada. 7

He lived in Cut Knife, Division 13, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1921. 7



He was buried in 1946 in Calgary, Calgary Region, Alberta, Canada. He is buried in Burnsland Cemetery, #92, block 6, section G.


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Alfred married Flora Alberta BOWER, daughter of Albert Howard BOWER and Jessie Alberta OTTO, on 2 Oct 1929 in Battleford, Division 12, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 (Flora Alberta BOWER was born on 28 Jul 1910 in Osgoode, Carleton, Ontario, Canada,1 8 9 10 11 died on 6 May 1987 in Saskatoon, Division 11, Saskatchewan, Canada 1 11 12 13 and was buried on 11 May 1987 in Saskatoon, Division 11, Saskatchewan, Canada 3 11 13.). The cause of her death was cardiac arrest.


bullet  Marriage Notes:

They were married in the United Church Manse.

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Sources


1 Family Tree, Bower family tree - submitted by Elsie Evjen.

2 Family Tree, Craig family tree - submitted by Gary Tupper.

3 e-mail, Elsie Evjen.

4 1901 census of England, Yorkshire, Armley, folio 144, page 27, John William Holmes and family; digital images, Census - UK - 1901 - England, Yorkhire(accessed 2 Nov 2013); citing PRO RG 13/4211.

5 1911 census of Canada, Saskatchewan, district 208, sub-district 26, Battleford, p. 4, dwelling 51, family 51; RG 31; digital images, Census - Canada - 1911 - Saskatchewan.

6 Canada Alfred Holmes; digital images, Canada, CEF Declaration Papers, 1914-1918(accessed 2 Nov 2013).

7 1921 census of Canada, Saskatchewan, district 215, sub-district 27, Cut Knike, p. 16, dwelling 192, family 192; RG 31; digital images.

8 "Ontario Birth Records 1869-1913," database, Flora Alberta Bower; Carleton 1910.

9 Holy Bible ( n.p., n.d.), New Testament - page 2; privately held by Wayne Bower, Kingston, ON, . Howard Bower family page.

10 1911 census of Canada, Ontario, district 118, sub-district 5, Osgoode, p. 7-8, dwelling 85, family 85; RG 31; digital images, Ancestry, Census - Canada - 1911 - Ontario.

11 Information Services Corporation, "Saskatchewan Vital Statistics - Deaths," database, Saskatchewan Vital Statistics(http://www.isc.ca/VitalStats/ : accessed 10 Feb 2010), Flora Alberta Bower Holmes; Death Certificate.

12 Bob and Anne Bower.

13 Death certificate no. Park Funeral Chapel - Saskatoon, SK (1987), Flora Alberta Holmes.