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Friday, 9 November 2012

Holley, Wilfred John


2nd Lieutenant Wilfred John Holley
was born on 17th February 1896.  In 1911, Holley was living with his uncle and aunt in house 3, University Square, Windsor Ward, Belfast. 
On 10th June 1913, Holley joined Northern Bank at Head Office.  He was of Church of Ireland faith.  Transfers followed to Royal Avenue and Head Office. 
On 26th August 1915, Holley volunteered and enlisted into the 9th Kings Shropshire Light Infantry.  He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and discharge came in October 1916. 
Following his discharge from the Army, he rejoined the Northern Bank at Head Office on 19th April 1917.  Transfers followed to Shaftesbury Square (1917), Dungannon (1917), Head Office (1919), Cushendall (1920), Shercock (1920) and Hillsborough (1920).

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