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Soldiers Effects for the two above both have Mother, Jane as beneficiary.

 

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1901 Census has Jane E. Gleaves, widow, with sons William (6) and John (4) amongst other siblings living in Salford.

In 1911 they are living in the same household as Henry Swindells. Jane and Henry stated to be married, but this crossed out and Single inserted. They do not appear to have ever married. Her death registered as Jane Greaves in 1926.

Martin

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43 minutes ago, tootrock said:

1901 Census has Jane E. Gleaves, widow, with sons William (6) and John (4) amongst other siblings living in Salford.

In 1911 they are living in the same household as Henry Swindells. Jane and Henry stated to be married, but this crossed out and Single inserted. They do not appear to have ever married. Her death registered as Jane Greaves in 1926.

Pension records have no suggestion of remarriage - Jane Gleaves would have lost her widow's pension - no remarriage gratuity is indicated.

The pension claim is made "DEAD" in 1926

:-) M

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....Three Holts on a headstone in the Southern Cemetery, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Greater Manchester. Were they all brothers? John Pownall Holt's date of death is above his name, 11th January 1916.

....The other names on the gravestone are Benjamin, died 7th February 1911, aged 61, and his wife Frances Ann, died 5th July1923, aged 70.

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Dai Bach y Sowldiwr

John Pownall Holt Pte.8638 17th Bn

James L/Cpl 8637 17th Bn.

Benjamin Pte. 20795  22nd Bn.

 

Yes all brothers.

Living with the above named parents in 1901 Census at 85 Russell Street, Moss Side.

https://www.ancestry.co.uk/imageviewer/collections/7814/images/LANRG13_3708_3710-0813?treeid=&personid=&rc=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=uDB60&_phstart=successSource&pId=23269633

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4 minutes ago, Dai Bach y Sowldiwr said:

John Pownall Holt Pte.8638 17th Bn

James L/Cpl 8637 17th Bn.

Benjamin Pte. 20795  22nd Bn.

WFA/Fold3 pension record

Mother: Frances Ann HOLT lived at 29 Russell Rd, Whalley Range, Manchester - seems to have Deceased 5.7.1923

:-) M

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Thank you both.

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2 hours ago, Dai Bach y Sowldiwr said:

Benjamin Pte. 20795  22nd Bn

 

Listed in the Manchester City Battalions Book of Honour as being in D Company, XIII Platoon and is somewhere in the photo on page 335 therein.

2 hours ago, Dai Bach y Sowldiwr said:

John Pownall Holt Pte.8638 17th Bn

James L/Cpl 8637 17th Bn.

Both listed in C Company, IX Platoon and in photo on page 75 (both were Privates at the time)

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