Holmstrom, Carl Berman Adrien, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 131X, VB-13
Service Years
1935 - 1944
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Arlington, WA
Last Address
Arlington, WA

Casualty Date
Aug 05, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 3 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

As a the Executive Officer of VB-13, stationed on board USS Franklin (CV-13), LCDR Holmstrom's SB2C-3 Helldiver was shot down by anti-aircraft fire during the Battle of Chichi Jima on August 6,1944. His remains were not recovered and he was later declared dead.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 081095

Exuctive Officer of VB-13 from 11/1943 until his death.

Distinguished Flying Cross
DIST FLY CROSS
Awarded for actions during World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 337 (April 1945)
Citation: Lieutenant Commander Carl B. A. Holmstrom (NSN: 0-81095), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as pilot of a carrier-based Scout Bomber in the Bonin Islands on 5 August 1944.

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  1944-1944, 131X, USS Franklin (CV-13)

Lieutenant Commander

From Month/Year
June / 1944

To Month/Year
August / 1944

Unit
USS Franklin (CV-13) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant Commander

NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Franklin (CV-13) Details

USS Franklin (CV-13)

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Essex-class

Strength
Aircraft Carrier

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Aug 5, 2018
   
   
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USS Franklin (CV-13)
47 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Franklin (CV-13)

Bonar, Milton John, LT, (1941-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Cook, Raymond B., LT, (1941-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Finrow, John Henry, LT, (1941-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Larkin, Edward William, LT, (1941-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Magnusson, Eric, LT, (1941-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Weber, Rupert John, LT, (1939-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Barnett, Marshall David, LTJG, (1942-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Broach, Leo Densel, LT OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Brooks, Robert Frederick, LTJG, (1941-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Clive, Richard Howard, LTJG OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hudson, Harmon Russell, LTJG, (1943-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
McPhie, Donald Alma, LTJG, (1942-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Norek, Thomas George, LTJG, (1943-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Brooks, Thomas Perkins, ENS, (1942-1944) OFF 131X Ensign
Gibbs, Chris Nelson, ENS, (1942-1944) OFF 131X Ensign
Jones, Robert Floyd, ENS, (1943-1944) OFF 131X Ensign
Roth, Jerome Stants, CAPT, (1942-1974) OFF 000X Ensign
Borja, Henry Edward, PO1, (1941-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Brooks, Walter J., PO1, (1938-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Galles, Sylvester Lewis, PO1, (1942-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Shane, Harold Joseph, PO1 AO AO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Whittinghill, James David, PO1, (1940-1944) AD AMMF-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Black, Eugene Edmond, PO2, (1941-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Butler, William B., PO2, (1942-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Chandler, Robert David, PO2, (1942-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Danforth, William Milton, PO2, (1943-1944) AOM AOM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Devine, Samuel Thomas, PO2, (1942-1945) AMM AMM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Tenney, Vet Eugene, PO2, (1942-1944) AOM AOM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Alderisio, Frederick Alfred, PO3, (1942-1945) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bogert, Robert William, PO3, (1942-1944) AD AMMF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hatt, James Lawrence, PO3 ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hughes, Eward O., PO3, (1943-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Loenthal, Albert David, PO3 ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Pickens, Leonard, PO3 ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ploger, Francis James, PO3, (1942-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Steele, Harry Joseph, PO3, (1942-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Yurcho, Joseph, PO3, (1942-1945) SSM SSMB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Francis, Edward, StM1c, (1943-1946) StM StM-0000 Steward's Mate 1st Class
Kallodaychsak, Stanley, S1c, (1943-1946) MU MU-3806 Seaman 1st Class
Simms, Omer Dee, S1c, (1943-1945) GM GMG-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Ferrante, Americo Dan, S1c, (1943-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Reynolds, Roland Leon, S2c, (1944-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Gary, Donald Arthur, CDR, (1919-1950) Lieutenant Commander
SHERMAN, M.C., Samuel, CDR, (1941-1945) Lieutenant Commander
Moore, Addison, LT, (1940-1945) Lieutenant
Hoarty, Leo, PO2, (1942-1946) Petty Officer Second Class
Giffen, Robert, S1c Seaman 1st Class

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