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York, Holden Eli

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.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/17.htm

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Buried on Sea
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) Carrier
Wounded exchange
First hit by a Kamikaze
Burning USS Bunker hill after 2 Kamikaze Hits
Holden Eli York
His rank Lieutenant Junior Grade