Ernest Holmes

Ernest S Holmes JR served his country in World War II with the 5th Bombardment Group 5th HQ.

Information on Ernest Holmes is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on COL Holmes. These serviceman's records are not complete and should not be construed as a complete record. We are always looking for more documented material on this and other servicemen. If you can help add to Ernest Holmes's military record please contact us.

02/19/1945
DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Colonel
GO: 758

02/26/1945
AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

COL
GO: 975
Missoula MT

02/26/1945
AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

COL
GO: 975
Missoula MT

03/21/1945
AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

COL
GO: 1613
Missoula MT

04/21/1945
AM/3OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

COL
GO: 2609
Missoula MT

05/18/1945
DFC/1OLC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Colonel
GO: 3271

06/18/1945

COL
GO: 3574


The information on this page about Ernest Holmes has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete, we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession.

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