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Pvt Avener W. Holt
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1925
Wilcox County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1945
Negros Occidental Province
Western Visayas, Philippines

Son of Joseph Franklin Holt & Mary Jane Veronice Noble

Obituary provided by Contributor #47179885

Charlton County Herald
Folkston, GA
Friday, May 11, 1945


PVT. Avener W. Holt, 19, son of Mr. Joe Holt of the Corn House Creek Community, has been killed in battle, his parents were advised in a War Department message received last Friday. The young soldier lost his life in the invasion of Negros Island in the Philippines on April 17th. He was one of the county's most promising and highly regarded young men and the news of his death has brought, deep sorrow to a wide circle of friends. A graduate of St. George High School in the class of 1943 he enlisted in a paratroop unit of the Infantry in February 1944. In the rigid paratroop examination he stood 7th in a group of more than 700 men. He received his training at Fort Benning and had been overseas but two months when he lost his life in the service of his country.

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  Joseph Franklin Holt (1889 - 1971)
  MaryJane Veronica Nobles Campbell (1901 - 2008)
  Avener W. Holt (1925 - 1945)
  Joseph Thelbert Holt (1930 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship

DEC 5 1925 April 17 1945
Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
Pulaski County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Clyde Shamlee
Originally Created by: Winnette
Record added: Jan 31, 2009
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Pvt Avener W. Holt
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- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: May. 28, 2017
With Honor you served our Nation so bravely. Thank you for my Freedom. Rest in Peace with your Brothers in Arms in Paradise where there are no guns or wars. With Respect from Oregon,
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: May. 30, 2016

- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: Jan. 27, 2016
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