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Cyril HOLLAND (1885-1915)

Name: Cyril HOLLAND
Sex: Male
Father: Oscar Fingal O'Flacherie WILDE (1854-1900)
Mother: Constance Mary LLOYD (1858-1898)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 5 Jun 1885 Chelsea, london
Census 1891 (age 5) Deal, Kent
Harley House, Prince of Wales terrace
Lodging House 2ith Richard C Grosvenore, Barrister and Algernon H Grosvenor, Royal insurance office, plus servants.
Rename 1896 (age 10-11)
Following on from his father's "fall from grace" his mother decided to change their surnames to a family name HOLLAND.
Census 1901 (age 15) Kensington, London
5 Cottesmore Gardens
Living with his Aunt, Louisa Mary Napier
Death 9 May 1915 (age 29) Neuve Chapelle

Individual Note

From 1899 to 1903 Cyril attended Radley College. After leaving School he became a gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Woolwich, and was commissioned as a 2nd Leieutenant, Royal Field Artillery on 20 Dec 1905. He was promoted to Lieutenant on 20 Dec 1908 and served in the UK until he was posted to India where he served from 1911 to 1914 with No 9 Ammunition Column, RFA at Secunderabad, India. He was promoted to Captain on 30 Oct 1914. When WW1 broke out he was posted back to Europe and took part in the battle for Neuve Chapelle, where he was killed by a German sniper on 9 May 1915. He is buried at St Vaast Post Military Cemetry, Richebourg-L'Avoue.