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Holden Robert Eldon

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LT Holden

 

Name:
Robert Eldon Holden
Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-763197
Unit:
430th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 474th Fighter-Bomber Group
Date of Death:
1944-08-01
State:
Washington
Cemetery:
Cowlitz View Memorial Gardens, Kelso, Washing
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Born 3 May 1917 to Andrew W and Ellen J (Vog) Holden. Pilot of the P-38 Lightening 42-67683 who took off from Warmwell, Dorset in the UK. Likely downed by flak as he made a low altitude machine gun pass. The plane caught fire and exploded, crashing in a field 1km SE of St Ouen.