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Date transcribed2017-00-00
Transcribed byPeter Bailey
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Surname  Holden    
First Names  Hyla Napier    
Rank  Lieut Col    
Regiment  Cavalry, Indian Army    
Place of Death  Palestine    
Date of Death  26 Oct 1918    
Born  13 Apr 1871    
Inscription  To the glory of God and in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Hyla Napier Holden D.S.O. (with bar)Cavalry, Indian Army. Born 13th April 1871 killed in action during the Great War 26th October 1918. He served in Jaipur as inspecting officer of the Imperial Service troops from 2nd Oct 1911 to Sept 1914 when he proceeded to France as Senior Service Officer with the 1st Jodhpur Imperial Service Lancers in which capacity he served until his death. After 3 years in France he proceeded to Palestine and was killed in an attack on Haritan the last action of this campaign culminating in the defeat of the Turks.     
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