Reginald Ashe Holmes Court, MC

Male 1879 - 1873

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  • Name Reginald Ashe Holmes Court 
    Suffix MC 
    Died 8 Aug 1873 
    Born 7 Dec 1879 
    Gender Male 
    Engagement 3 Jul 1909  Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 

    The engagement is announced of Miss Gwladys Mary Eyre Ralfe, only daughter of the Hon. Mrs. Charles Holmes a'Court and the late Henry Ralfe, barrister-at-law. Tasmania, to Mr. Reginald Holmes a'Court, old- est son of the Hon. Charles Holmes a'Court, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Brisbane.

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 3 July 1909 
    WW1 Enlistment 22 Nov 1915  Halifax, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    54th Canadian Battalion, 2nd Central Ontario Regiment. Wounded in action; rose to rank of Captain.

    The 54th Battalion was raised in Southern British Columbia in 1915 The battalion sailed on the 22nd November 1915 with 36 Officers and 1,111 Other Ranks. Disbanded September 15th 1920. 
    Awards 2 Dec 1918  London Gazette Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Cross. 'For conspicuous gallantry and brilliant leadership in Command of a Company in support. During the advance he came under heavy fire, so placing his men under cover he went forward with a runner to reconnoitre. Finding a gap between the two Companies in front he personally lead his Company through the gap to the final objective, suffering many casualties, but capturing several prisoners and machine guns. his coolness and initiative were of great assistance to the two Companies in front'. 
    Person ID I14323  Simpson & Elder
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2013 

    Father Charles George Holmes Court,   b. 8 Dec 1843,   d. 10 Jan 1924  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary West Howe,   b. 1 Mar 1857 
    Married 12 Apr 1877 
    Family ID F1025  Group Sheet

    Family Gwladys Mary Eyre Ralfe 
     1. Mary Gwladys Vaughan Ashe Holmes Court
     2. Ruth Vaughan Ashe Holmes Court
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F1026  Group Sheet

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