Holmes, William (1862-1917)

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Soldier; Civil Servant
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an54878607
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1464119

Biographies

William Holmes (1862-1917), soldier and civil servant, was born on 12 September 1862 in Sydney, son of Captain William Holmes, chief clerk at Headquarters, New South Wales Military Forces, who had come...

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Captain Arthur Holmes, of Manly, received information last night that his brother, Major General William Holmes, commander of the Fourth Australian Division in Europe, had been killed in action on July...

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Resources by William Holmes (28)

  1. British administration - German New Guinea : Terms and conditions of surrender of German New Guinea : [Letter from Colonel William Holmes]
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Book : 1914 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,570.516)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,570.516)

  2. Item 06: Major General William Holmes correspondence, 1900-1915
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Unpublished : 1900-1915 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Item 06: Major General William Holmes correspondence, 1900-1915
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,662.051)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,662.051)

  3. Item 03 : Major General William Holmes Papers regarding capitulation, September 1914 - March 1915
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Unpublished : 1915 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Item 03 : Major General William Holmes Papers regarding capitulation, September 1914 - March 1915
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,569.734)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,569.734)

  4. Item 05: Major General William Holmes reports of operations and instructions for officers, 1914-1915
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1915 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,496.789)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,496.789)

  5. Item 02: Major General William Holmes operation orders, 1914-4 March 1915
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Map : 1915 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Item 02: Major General William Holmes operation orders, 1914-4 March 1915
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,328.91)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,328.91)

  6. Item 01: Major General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Unpublished : 1914 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Item 01: Major General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,238.047)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,238.047)

  7. Item 04: Major General William Holmes intelligence reports, 1906-1914
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Unpublished : 1906-1914 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,059.293)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,059.293)

  8. Terms and conditions of surrender of German New Guinea / [William Holmes]
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Book, Government publication : 1914 ]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Terms and conditions of surrender of German New Guinea / [William Holmes]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,464.375)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,464.375)

  9. Papers of Major General William Holmes and Colonel R. J. A. Travers, ca. 1900-1950, mainly relating to World War I and Anzac Memorial Appeal
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,328.16)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,328.16)

  10. File 01: New Guinea Treasury notes issued at Rabaul by Col. W. Holmes, Officer commanding the Expeditionary Forces, 14 October 1914
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Object : 1914 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,480.477)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,480.477)

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Resources about William Holmes (7)

  1. British administration - German New Guinea : Terms and conditions of surrender of German New Guinea : [Letter from Colonel William Holmes]
    Holmes, William, 1862-1917
    [ Book : 1914 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,935.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,935.156)

  2. [Biographical cuttings on William Holmes, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,268.078)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,268.078)

  3. Colonel William Holmes? and other officers of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force on H.M.A.S. Berrima, September 1914
    [ Photograph : 1914 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online (access conditions)
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,060.902)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,060.902)

  4. Colonel William Holmes and other officers taking the salute in German New Guinea, 1914
    [ Photograph : 1914 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Colonel William Holmes and other officers taking the salute in German New Guinea, 1914
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,476.66)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,476.66)

  5. Colonel William Holmes and other officers examining German trenches, German New Guinea, 1914
    [ Photograph : 1914 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Colonel William Holmes and other officers examining German trenches, German New Guinea, 1914
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,128.105)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,128.105)

  6. William Holmes : secretary and soldier : a first biography / B. H. Travers
    Travers, B. H., (author.)
    [ Book, Map : 2016 ]
    At RUSI Victoria
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,706.396)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,706.396)

  7. William Holmes : secretary and soldier : a first biography / B. H. Travers
    Travers, B. H.
    [ Book : 2016 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 19 libraries
    William Holmes : secretary and soldier : a first biography / B. H. Travers
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,580.656)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,580.656)

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  1. Holmes, Cecil (1921-1994)
    Film-maker; Writer; film-maker
    ... Cecil William Holmes (1921–1994), film-maker and writer, was born on 23 June 1921 at Waipukurau ... With the death of Cecil Holmes, this country has lost one of its most unrecognised, unrewarded and ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63,402.055)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63,402.055)

  2. Holmes, W., (William) (1922-)
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  3. Holmes, William Henry (1846-1933)
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32,738.23)

  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re William Holmes, of Bulga.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 13 June 1893 [Issue No.401] p 4469

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... . (6.556) IN BANKRUPTCY. He William Holmes, of Bulga. NOTICE is hereby given that a Sequestration Order ... 72 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,773.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,773.797)

  2. RE will of WILLIAM JAMES HOLMES, late of Grafton, in
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 17 November 1950 [Issue No.177] p 3438

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of WILLIAM JAMES HOLMES, late of Orafton, in the State of New South Wales, lorry driver ... of the will of the said William James Holmes, who died on 24Ui June, 1950, hereby gives notice that ... 195 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,352.062)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,352.062)

  3. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re William Holmes, of Beaumont-street, Hamilton, dealer.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 20 February 1903 [Issue No.94] p 1536

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... ,469) IN BANKRUPTCY. Be William Holmes, of Beaumont-Btreet, Hamilton! dealer. NOTICE is hereby given that a ... , this 13th day of February, A,D. 1903. ABTHUB HENEY, Registrar in Bankruptcy. Official Assignee—William ... 69 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,349.277)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,349.277)

  1. HOLMES, William
    HOLMES, William
    Created by markauturnbull, 2 items.

    Son of William HOLMES. Married Susan Emily GREEN, daughter of W.O. Henry GREEN, of Victoria Barracks, Paddington.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 840.514)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 840.514)

  2. TRAVERS, William Holmes,
    TRAVERS, William Holmes,
    Created by markauturnbull, 1 item.

    William Holmes (Bill) TRAVERS married firstly Kathleen CLAYTON, secondly Betty RHYDDERCH, nee WHARTON. Son of Lt Col. R J A TRAVERS. Grandson of General William HOLMES and Susan GREEN.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 766.666)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 766.666)

  3. Holmes family
    Holmes family
    Created by infofamily, 37 items.

    Ancestors of Holmes @ Stevens family.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 401.755)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 401.755)

  1. William Nassau Holmes and Family NG563 [Records]
    [ Article : 1860 ]
    At Libraries Tas
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 339.851)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 339.851)

  2. The frontline Château: the death of Major General William Holmes, AIF
    Coleman, L
    [ Article : 2014 ]
    At Adel Uni Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 288.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 288.328)

  3. William Henry Holmes and the Rediscovery of the American West.(Review)(Brief Article)
    Foor, T. A
    CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
    [ Article : 2001 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 276.006)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 276.006)

  4. William Holmes McGuffey: Schoolmaster to the Nation.(Brief Article)
    Sherman, R.R
    CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
    [ Article : 1994 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 272.9)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 272.9)

  1. Papers of James William Holmes
    Holmes, James William, 1855-1934
    [ Unpublished : 1869-1955 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 509.511)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 509.511)

  2. Williams, William Holmes, 13291
    Australian Red Cross Society, National Office
    [ Unpublished : 2017 ]
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    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    Williams, William Holmes, 13291
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 501.333)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 501.333)

  3. Holmes, John William, A400875
    Australian Red Cross Society, National Office
    [ Unpublished : 2017 ]
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    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    Holmes, John William, A400875
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 501.058)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 501.058)

  1. Holmes—Holmes
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 1 December 1937 p 12 Article
    ... William, only son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Holmes of George-town Rev. H. Green officiated. The bride who was ... Holmes-- Holmes The marriagre took plane in the Hamil ton Wesley Church between Florence   ... 150 words
    • Text last corrected on 29 July 2014 by anonymous
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,100.857)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,100.857)

  2. OBITUARY MR. WILLIAM HOLMES.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 26 January 1933 p 5 Article
    ... OBITUARY MR. WILLIAM HOLMES.   Mr. William Holmes died at his resi-dence, Brown-street, West ... son. Rev. Stone officiated at the graveside. The late Mr. Holmes was in his 69th year, and had been a ... 164 words
    • Text last corrected on 12 June 2014 by annmanley
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,772.591)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,772.591)

  3. OBITUARY. WILLIAM EDMUND HOLMES.
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Monday 25 October 1948 p 3 Article
    ... OBITUARY. WILLIAM EDMUND HOLMES. William Edmund (Ted), the eldest son of the at Mr. and Mrs. R. J ... . Holmes, of "Rocklands," Drik Drik. passed away in the Mt Gambier public hospital early on Saturday week ... 267 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,769.203)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,769.203)

  1. Richard Holmes
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2008 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 548.47)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 548.47)

  2. Peter Sculthorpe interviewed by Robyn Holmes
    Sculthorpe, Peter, 1929-2014
    [ Sound : 2000 ]
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    At National Library
    Peter Sculthorpe interviewed by Robyn Holmes
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 365.455)

  3. In Conversation - Richard Holmes
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2008 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    In Conversation - Richard Holmes
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 354.977)

  4. Divonne Holmes á Court and Warren Cann
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 316.517)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 316.517)

  1. The adventures of Sherlock Holmes / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930
    [ Book, Audio book : 1812-2020 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish;Chinese;French, [19 others]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
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    At 187 libraries
    The adventures of Sherlock Holmes / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 896.255)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 896.255)

  2. The archaeology of William Henry Holmes / edited with an introduction by David J. Meltzer and Robert C. Dunnell
    Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
    [ Book, Government publication : 1894-1992 ]
    At 4 libraries
    The archaeology of William Henry Holmes / edited with an introduction by David J. Meltzer and Robert C. Dunnell
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 646.658)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 646.658)

  3. The return of Sherlock Holmes / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930
    [ Book, Audio book : 1900-2020 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Arabic;Croatian, [10 others]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 102 libraries
    The return of Sherlock Holmes / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 643.587)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 643.587)

  4. William Holmes McGuffey and his readers. / New York, American Book Co
    Minnich, Harvey C., 1861-1952
    [ Book : 1936-1975 ]
    At 3 libraries
    William Holmes McGuffey and his readers. / New York, American Book Co
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 630.453)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 630.453)