Frank W. Holmes, Jr

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Family Info: Children: 2 daughters
Hometown: Brockton, MA
Date Entered Service: April 13, 1942
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Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS
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Post WWII Service: Served in Air Force Reserve and retired as Lt. Colonel
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Thoughts About the 58th: On flight back to India from Chengtu, China, on June 8, 1944, engine exploded and crew forced to bail out. After a 29-day walk, crew walked halfway back to China base and got a flight back to China base. The group later transferred to Tinian Island and helped in surrender of Japan.
Comments: Mr. Holmes passed away February 3, 2003 and is buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.

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