Lieutenant Charles Holmes MC and Bar
He was the son of William Holmes and Mary Anne Holmes. In 1901 the family lived in house 1, Ballybogan, Clonleigh South, Co. Donegal. By 1911 the property is described as house 4, Ballybogan, Clonleigh South, Co. Donegal.
Holmes would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1912 working in Lurgan and Central branches.
Holmes served with the 13th Royal Irish Rifles and attained the rank of Lieutenant.
The Belfast Banking Company 'Roll of Honour' booklet records Holmes as being 'previously wounded' with his last known address as being 'in France'.
He was awarded the Military Cross twice (MC and Bar).
His first citation was published in the London Gazette on 16th September 1918 reads
The second citation was published by the London Gazette on 1st February 1919. It reads: