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    Velma E Holden


    World War II

    United States of America
    Birth - 1920
    Asheville, North Carolina
    1939 - 1945 World War II  - Age: 24 years
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Rank
    Corporal, U.S. Army
    Regiment
    Women's Army Corps
    Service Number
    A-403766

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    Gold Star
    Theater
    European African Middle Eastern
    Gold Star

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    Enlistment - 26 Apr 1944  - Age: 24 years
    Asheville, North Carolina
    Private
    Award
    Purple Heart
    American Campaign Medal
    Army Presidential Unit Citation
    World War II Victory Medal
    Army Good Conduct Medal
    European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
    Stationed
    Accra , British West Africa
    Death - 30 May 1945  - Age: 25 years
    30-May-45

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    Plane lost over the sea.

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    Burial
    Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery
    Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery Carthage, Tunisia
    Carthage, Tunisia
    Missing in Action or Buried at Sea

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    State Of Residence
    North Carolina

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    Full Name
    Velma E Holden

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    Father
    Charles "Charley" Burr Holden Sr.
    Full Name
    Velma Elizabeth Holden
    Mother
    Mamie (or Marnie) Gaddy Holden
    Sibling
    Charles Burr Holden Jr.
    Sibling
    Reginald George Holden
    Sibling
    Eli Jackson Holden

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