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Clifford Holroyd

Clifford Holroyd

Date of Birth



Borough Road College


The Grammar School, Salop, Wellington

Service number


WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Theatre of war

France, Europe

Date of death

3 May 1917


Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France (Grave/Memorial reference: Bay 6)


Second Lieutenant Clifford Holroyd was born to Edwin Jowett and Martha Holroyd. He attended Borough Road College for three years, graduating with a BA. Whilst at the college he was the vice-captain of the rugby club, cricket captain 1910-11, as well as being general chairman 1911-12. He is listed as being destined for a grammar school in Wellington. Holroyd joined the Inns of Court Officer Training Corps and was commissioned, initially as an instructor, at the OTC in April 1917. He died aged 23 on 3 May 1917.


Entry on p.86 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, 1911-12 Club Officers Photo [BRCCO 005], BRCRU007, BRCCR005, 1913 and 1914 Annual reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission)