Private John Joseph Holyome, 6446476. 1st Bn. Royal Fusiliers

1878 Jan/Mar Born Limehouse, Middlesex. The first John Joseph Holyome was born 1878, and he died in Limehouse aged 9 in 1887. The couple later named their youngest son after this deceased elder brother. The Holyome's were originally a French Huguenot family of silk weavers, descended from Pierre Alleaume a refugee from Dieppe, who came to London in July 1687.

1881 census 15, Ely Terrace, Mile End Old Town. We see the first John Joseph

1891 census. His parents are at 22, High Street Stepney, Mile End Old Town, but he is not there

1896 Nov 2. John Joseph Holyome born Limehouse.

1901 census at at 14 Cologne Street, Stepney,

1911 census. His brother is Private 3rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers, Vacoas, Mauritius (George Holyome). John Joseph is living with his widowed father at 11 Commodore St Stepney.

He joined the 17th London Regiment & Royal Fusiliers in WWI.

1921 Feb 13 He died of wounds from Millstreet Train Ambush given regiment and date of death. Son of John Joseph and Sarah Holyome. He was not married

Buried at City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery.

British Soldiers died in Ireland