V FORCE Holmes, Denis

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Holmes
  • FORENAME
Denis
  • UNIT
V Force (Commanding Officer)
  • RANK
Lieutenant Colonel
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order
  • PLACE
Burma 1943-44
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 26.9.1913 Moulmein,Burma
RMC Sandhurst
1st Punjab Regiment,Indian Army 1933 (2Lt)
seconded Assam Rifles 1939/40
2 Bn 1st Punjab Regiment 1942
V Force 1943-44
3 Bn 1st Punjab Regiment 1944
retired from Army 1947
London University postwar (degree in French and Arabic)
Kuwait Oil Company (retired 1967)
schoolmaster,Hawthorns School,Bletchingley,Surrey (retired 1992)
married June 1945 (predeceased him) (2 sons)
died 18.1.1999
 
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