786032 Gnr Dennis Albert Holgate, D Bty 312th Bde RFA
Born in Draughton, Yorkshire in 1898, Dennis was conscripted into service at Otley in 1916. After arriving in France in early 1917, he saw action at Bullecourt and Lagnicourt during the Battle of Arras before being wounded in action in mid-May 1917.
Dennis died of wounds in the 49th CCS on 17 May 1917. He is buried in Achiet le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension.
17 May 1917
Research by David O'Mara