Corp Archer C Holloway

Corp Archer C Holloway

Maryland, USA
Death 27 Nov 1943 (aged 19–20)
At Sea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
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Memorial ID 56247753 · View Source
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Archer served as a Corporal, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Worcester County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on October 20, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Farm Hand and also as Single, without dependents.

Archer was declared "Missing In Action" when the HMT Rohna, on which he was a passenger, was attacked along with four other ships, by multiple Luftwaffe Heinkel 177 aircraft and sunk. The Rohna was the only ship sunk in this attack.

This attack was the largest loss of U.S. troops, 1,015, at sea due to enemy action in a single incident during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Archer also has a "Cenotaph" in the Old School Baptist Church Cemetery, Snow Hill, Maryland. (see below family links)

Service # 13135505

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Archer C Holloway (1923–27 Nov 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56247753, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .