HOLMES, Edgar George

1915 - 2002

Edgar George Holmes, was born at Wangford, Suffolk on 10 August 1915, youngest son of Thomas William Holmes (1873-31 May 1954) and his wife Edith Emma née Harvey (1882-1971). Edgar married at Wainford, Essex in 1938, Caroline Joyce Blaza, born at Loddon, Norfolk on 4 February 1917, and in 1939, a married printer's machine minder, living at 89 Denmark Road, Beccles, Suffolk with his wife. Edgar served in the Parachute Regiment during the Second World War being taken prisoner in Italy in 1943 and imprisoned at Stalag IV, C, Wistritz, Southern Germany being released on VE Day. A member and exhibitor at the Beccles Society of Artist 1977-1990. He died at his home at 28 Fairfax Court, Beccles on 13 March 2002, aged 86 and buried in Beccles Cemetery, his wife died in 2011.