Percy Sydney Holman
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||18 Oct 1895|
|Place of Birth||Kilkenny, South Australia|
|Death||25 Jul 1970, aged 74|
|Place of Death||Victoria Park, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||46 years, 6 months|
|Address||Mundijong, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Ethel Holman|
|Date of Enlistment||22 May 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
On 29 Jan 1920 Percy married Jane Reid (1895 - 1926) at Mallee Dale Farm, Esperance. Jane died on 1 Aug 1926, aged 30. They had a daughter, Sophia Jean Holman (1921 - 1995) and a son Edwin George Holman (1922 - 2012). During 1929 Percy married Ethel Barrow (1895 - 25 May 1965) in Perth. They one child. Ethel died in Kelmscott on 25 May 1965.
Electoral Roll entries: 1922 - 1925 at Esperance road, Norseman, farmer; 1931 at Barton street, Queens Park, gardener; 1936 - 1943 at Whitby Fall, foreman
Enlisted in Armadale.
discharge date is unknown
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1958 at Albany highway, Kelmscott, foreman; 1968 at 5 Fourth (Gilwell) avenue, Kelmscott, retired.