DAVID W HOLMES
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HONORED ON PANEL 9E, LINE 39 OF THE WALL

DAVID WILLIAM HOLMES

WALL NAME

DAVID W HOLMES

PANEL / LINE

9E/39

DATE OF BIRTH

12/03/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

07/19/1966

HOME OF RECORD

CROSSVILLE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Cumberland County

STATE

TN

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR DAVID WILLIAM HOLMES
POSTED ON 11.29.2020
POSTED BY: ANON

Never forgotten

On the remembrance of your 73rd Birthday, your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Forever 18.

HOOAH
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POSTED ON 7.4.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Sgt David Holmes, Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. Your 53rd anniversary is soon, sad. Today is Independence Day, and there is no better time to honor you. Please watch over the USA, it still needs your strength. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 9.8.2017
POSTED BY: Bob Ahles, Wolfhound Brother

Peace with Honor

You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in Peace and Honor David.
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POSTED ON 9.8.2017
POSTED BY: Bob Ahles, Wolfhound Brother

Ambush

The Boi Loi Woods lay about 25 kilometers northwest of Cu Chi. Like the nearby Ho Bo Woods, the Boi Loi was a long-time sanctuary for VC (and increasingly NVA) forces. When the 25th Infantry Division arrived at Cu Chi in early 1966 a major objective was to reduce the value of these areas to the enemy - and that meant extensive search-and-destroy missions.

On 19 July 1966, Company A, 1st Bn, 27th Infantry was conducting such a mission in the Boi Loi Woods when it was ambushed by a main force VC battalion. Twenty-four Americans died in the bitter fight which followed. They were

PFC Hearne W. Beaver, Beacon Falls, CT
PFC Kenneth M. Branaman, Seymour, IN
PFC Dannie J. Brewington, Broadway, NC
PFC Jack M. Brown, Washington, DC
SP4 Thomas J. Butler, New York, NY
SP4 Rodger D. Clawson, Allegan, MI
SGT Charles H. Crane, Molokai, HI
SP4 Bernard Dillard, Chicago, IL
PFC John T. Doike, Honolulu, HI
PFC Charles R. Fleming, Charlotte, NC
SP4 Jose C. Gosse, San Francisco, CA
PSGT Bernard A. Green, Los Angeles, CA
PFC Dallas E. Green, Oliver Springs, TN
SGT David W. Holmes, Crossville, TN
SGT Meredith G. Hubbard, Detroit, MI
SP4 Lamond J. Jackson, St Louis, MO
PFC Allen L. Jelinek, Cleveland, OH
PFC Douglas H. Knott, Dayton, OH
SSG Michael J. Mummel, Reidsville, NC
SP4 Leroy E. Peterson, Coon Rapids, MN
PFC Eugenio Rosado-Rodriguez, Ponce, PR
PFC Robert W. Ruhl, Lansdowne, MD
CPL Turner L. Thompson, Talihina, OK
PFC Lawrence H. Wilson, Lorane, OR
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POSTED ON 7.20.2013

Never forgotten

SALUTE HERO...
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