1. Memorial:Tower Hill MemorialPnl 31-34 & 162&162A &163A. London
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.125
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour14B GQS
4. Memorial:Hope Street Masonic Hall Memorial Liverpool

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Husband of Hellen Jane Holden, of 81, Shiel Rd., Liverpool. Born at Liverpool.

Education & Career :

Marine Engineer, Liverpool (1914).

Military :


Unit :SS Civilian 
Attached : 
Action :Naval Campaign 

Detail :

HOLDEN, JOSEPH, Chief Engineer, SS Civilian, Mercantile Marine

On October 6th, 1917, the British steamer SS Civilian, on a voyage from Liverpool to Calcutta with general cargo, was sunk by the German submarine UC-74 (Wilhelm Marschall), 15 miles north of Alexandria. 2 persons were killed.

See more at Wrecksite EU.

Commemorated at the Tower Hill Memorial.

Naval Campaign is defined as to include all sea operations that do not fall within specific naval battles such as Jutland, Coronel, Falklands etc. This includes all Merchant Navy losses.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Everton No. 823 E.C.West Lancashire

20th May 1914
21st October 1914
16th December 1914

He is one of 189 listed on the Liverpool Masonic Hall Memorial at Hope Street, Liverpool. See more at IWM Memorials.

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