Holt, Edward Rowell, Jr., LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1945, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1935 - 1945
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hickory, NC
Last Address
Charlotte, NC

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

LCDR Holt was the commanding officer of the Bullhead from 31 July, 1945 until the sub was lost.
 
USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Lieutenant Commander Holt was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
 
   
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Service number: 082308
   
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  1942-1944, USS Grouper (SS-214)

Lieutenant Junior Grade

From Month/Year
February / 1942

To Month/Year
May / 1944

Unit
USS Grouper (SS-214) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Grouper (SS-214) Details

USS Grouper (SS-214)
Hull number SS-214

Type
Sub-Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018
   
   
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USS Grouper (SS-214)

Bonnett, James Clair, PO1, (1938-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 1st Class
Boyd, Thomas Ray, PO1, (1941-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 3rd Class

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