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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  1940-1941, NAS Pensacola

Lieutenant Junior Grade

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August / 1940

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February / 1941

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Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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NAS Pensacola

Type
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Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Naval Air Stations

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Base

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Woods, Ralph W.D., RADM, (1923-1953) OFF 131X Commander
Duncan, Donald B., ADM, (1917-1957) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Isely, Robert Henry, CDR, (1933-1944) OFF Lieutenant Commander
Sprague, Thomas Lamison, VADM, (1917-1952) OFF 132X Lieutenant Commander
Avery, Howard, CAPT, (1935-1967) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Richardson, David Charles, VADM, (1932-1972) OFF 000X Lieutenant
Donovan, John Tyler, LTJG, (1940-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hilton, John Jacob, CAPT, (1934-1968) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
O'Callahan, Joseph Timothy, CAPT, (1940-1953) OFF 410X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Riley, Paul James, LT, (1931-1942) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Robinson, Richard Warren, LCDR, (1935-1945) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Rooney, Carl William, CAPT, (1928-1961) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Russell, Hawley, CAPT, (1935-1961) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Doherty, John Joseph, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Ensign
Jaccard, Richard Alonzo, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Ensign
Knokey, Roger Clair, LT, (1941-1946) OFF 000X Ensign
O'Flaherty, Frank Woodrow, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF Ensign
Russell, Allard, CAPT, (1940-1962) OFF 000X Ensign
TePas, Paul Edmund, LT, (1941-1944) OFF Ensign
Weber, Frederick Thomas, ENS, (1938-1942) OFF Ensign
Fitch, Aubrey Wray, ADM, (1906-1947) Captain
Read, Albert Cushing, RADM, (1907-1945) Captain
Gould, Erl Clinton Barker, RDML, (1917-1953) Lieutenant Commander
Gayler, Noel, ADM, (1935-1976) Lieutenant
Woodson, Jefferson, LT, (1926-1942) Lieutenant
Anderson, Fernald, CAPT Lieutenant Junior Grade
Aurand, Evan Peter, VADM, (1938-1972) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Duncan, George, CAPT, (1935-1968) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Bishop, Lewis, CDR, (1937-1948) Ensign
Fox, Lee, ENS, (1941-1941) OFF 6302 Ensign
Thomas, William E., CDR, (1940-1961) OFF 6302 Ensign
Bassett, Burt, CAPT, (1940-1969) Naval Aviation Cadet
Bebas, Constantine, ENS, (1938-1942) Naval Aviation Cadet
Isaman, Roy Maurice, RADM, (1944-1974) Naval Aviation Cadet
Osmus, Wesley, ENS, (1940-1942) Naval Aviation Cadet
Campbell, George Marvin, LTJG, (1928-1942) AM AM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Zahn, Neri Joseph, CPO, (1936-1946) MU MU-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bemiss, Guy Morton, CPO, (1937-1954) Pho Petty Officer Second Class
Camp, William Henry, PO2, (1939-1942) AOM AOM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bonadies, Nicholas Richard, S1c, (1940-1942) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Demarest, Harry Westfield, PO2, (1941-1947) AMM AMM-0000 Seaman Second Class
Preston, Earl Walter, S1c, (1941-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Vammen, Clarence Earl, ENS, (1941-1942) SN SN-0000 Hospital Apprentice 2nd Class
Coats, Robert, CAPT, (1940-1971) Ensign
STONE, Frank, RADM, (1940-1970) Ensign
Franck, Leon H, S1c, (1940-1942) Apprentice Seaman
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Winston, Robert Alexander, CAPT, (1935-1954) Lieutenant Junior Grade

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