James Fyfe Holmes

RBS remembers 1914-1918



James Fyfe Holmes

Bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Kilmacolm branch

Died: 23 March 1918

James Fyfe Holmes was born in Kilmacolm in 1895, the son of James Holmes, a mason, and his wife Elizabeth. In March 1910, when he was 15 years old, he went to work for The Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Kilmacolm branch.

In September 1914 Holmes left the bank to join the army, initially as a Private in the Highland Infantry. He was later commissioned into the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Second Lieutenant James Fyfe Holmes was killed in action in France on 23 March 1918.

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Jacqueline Holmes January 07 2016 11:56PM

Holmes family in Kilmacolm will always remember James and will always be very proud.

 

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