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Sgt. James Holmes

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Sgt. James Holmes

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
25 Feb 1943 (aged 40)
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
Plot
Sec: 13, Site: 193
Memorial ID
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James, who resided at 929 Shallcross Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on August 25, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. He was noted as being employed as a Skilled mechanic and as Single, without dependents.

James "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army during the war. He was captured during the fall of Corregidor.

He was awarded the " Prisoner Of War Medal " and the Purple Heart.

He had served in the Army for twenty years at the time of his death.

Service # 06053709

Son of Margaret W. Holmes.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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James, who resided at 929 Shallcross Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on August 25, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. He was noted as being employed as a Skilled mechanic and as Single, without dependents.

James "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army during the war. He was captured during the fall of Corregidor.

He was awarded the " Prisoner Of War Medal " and the Purple Heart.

He had served in the Army for twenty years at the time of his death.

Service # 06053709

Son of Margaret W. Holmes.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Delaware



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