Walter Holehouse, Private 2080, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Died 18th August 1915 at Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 28
Son of Mrs. D. Hughes (formerly Holehouse), of Bollington; husband of Emily Ann Holehouse, of 28, Shrigley Rd., Bollington, Macclesfield.
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Private Walter Holehouse is believed to be buried in Hill 10 Cemetery in Turkey, and he has a memorial stone at Grave Ref. Sp. Mem. 10. His wife requested that the following words should be added to his memorial stone:
“A GOOD LIFE NOBLY ENDED”
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Walter Holehouse.
Locally, Private Walter Holehouse is commemorated on the Bollington (Palmerston St) war memorial.