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Lt(jg) William Aquila Holt

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Lt(jg) William Aquila Holt

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
30 Nov 1942 (aged 24)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
56776075 View Source

Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until December 1, 1943.

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William, who resided at 1209 West Seventh Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Lieutenant Junior Grade on the U.S.S. New Orleans, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was declared "Missing In Action" in the Battle of Tassafaronga.

He had served in the Navy for one year and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

William was the only Delawarean lost on the New Orleans.

Service # O-096142

( Bio & Family Links by: Russ Pickett )

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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until December 1, 1943.

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William, who resided at 1209 West Seventh Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Lieutenant Junior Grade on the U.S.S. New Orleans, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was declared "Missing In Action" in the Battle of Tassafaronga.

He had served in the Navy for one year and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

William was the only Delawarean lost on the New Orleans.

Service # O-096142

( Bio & Family Links by: Russ Pickett )

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Entered the service from Delaware.


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56776075
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56776075/william-aquila-holt: accessed ), memorial page for Lt(jg) William Aquila Holt (2 May 1918–30 Nov 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56776075, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .