Lieutenant Alexander Holme

First World War

Lieutenant Alexander Charles Holme, 1st Battalion, Gloucester Regiment attached to 3rd Nigeria Regiment, West Africa Frontier Force aged 25. He was a Regular soldier and the son of Charles Home of Rawburn,Duns.He fell on 6th September 1914  fighting  the Germans in German South West Africa and is buried in the Limbe Botanical Gardens Burial Ground, Cameroon. His brother also fell ( see Ronald Holme )