Name and Rank, Lieutenant junior Grade Holden Eli York.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Holden was born approx. on Jan. 28, 1913 in Madinson, North Carolina.
Father, John T. York.
Mother, Emma (Boone) York.
Sister, Mary T., Lucille and Valerie York.
Brother, Harvey, Rassie and Auburn E. York.
Holden entered the service from Pennsylvania with service number #O-328562.
Holden E. York was a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy.
Holden was KIA while supporting the Iwo-Jima Invasion onboard the USS Bunker Hill who was severely damaged by 2 Kamikaze planes on May 11, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Holden is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Holden also has a Memorial Grave at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com